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Children of female immigrants in Turkey: numerical analysis of data

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This article presents the results of research on female immigration into Turkey conducted in the 2014-2015 academic year in Istanbul, Antalya and Izmir, funded by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). Data presented in the article was collected in Turkey using field research, surveys and semi-structured interviews among female immigrants from the countries of the former USSR. This research is a pioneering study on female immigration into Turkey and this paper is a continuation of the book on female immigration “Women from North move to South: Contemporary migration from the Former Soviet Union countries to Turkey” that was published by Transnational Press London Ltd. in London, UK, in December 2016. Female immigrants from countries of the former USSR come to Turkey for various reasons; to study, to marry, to work; all seeking a better future and new prospects. The majority of female immigrants have children and this paper gives a numerical analysis of the data received from female immigrants from countries of the former USSR in Turkey. The data concerning their children was collected during this research. The sample consisted of more than 400 female immigrants from countries of the former USSR. The data has been analyzed by age, gender, religion, the percentage of children born in Turkey and the different relationships existing between female immigrant mothers and their children.
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  • Department of Finance and Industrial Economics, Polotsk State University, Novopolotsk, Republic of Belarus
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