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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " Sociology"

The Future Is a Distant Shore: Refugees in Switzerland *

Escaping the conflict in Kosovo, more than fifty thousand refugees fled to safety in Switzerland. Though the majority have now returned home, many of those who remain confront obstacles resulting from psychological trauma, language difficulties, unemployment, and loneliness.

The Future Is a Distant Shore: Refugees in Switzerland
A few months ago, Nadia Fehr put herself on a list at her local Gemeinde (community) office. She was volunteering for Zeit-Tausch, or time-sharing, offering her services to help other Kosovar refugees and vice versa. Soon after, she took the opportunity to ask someone on the list to bake a cake for a get-together. Later, someone else called on her to care for refugee children while their mothers learned German....

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