Migrant families experts in remaining socially connected while being physically apart

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Professor Loretta Baldassar and Dr Lukasz Krzyzowski, from UWA’s Social Care and Social Ageing Living Lab, are researching the dynamics of transnational families whose members are often separated by large distances and national borders. They have found that migrant families are very experienced at staying socially connected despite physical distances.

Period23 Apr 2020

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  • physical distancing
  • COVID-19
  • social support
  • migration
  • transnational care
  • digital kinning
  • digital citizenship