Returning home: A mixed-methods study on the relationship between repatriates' social capital and their psychological well-being

Description: The research aims to contribute to the knowledge on the re-entry experience of repatriates, more specifically Belgian repatriates (i.e. Belgians who lived abroad but who now are living back in Belgium). The study focusses mainly on the support network of the repatriates in order to explain the repatriation experiences. Next to this, both their expat and cultural identity are included in the story. The research applies both qualitative and quantitative methods
Promoter(s): Peter Stevens, Smaranda Boros
Researcher(s): Lore Van Gorp
Department / Research group: Department of Sociology
Faculty: Faculty of Political and Social Sciences