The Effects of International Migration Policies on Migration’s Consequences in terms of Social and Psychological Concerns

ÇAKI N., Tosun F.

Turkish Mıgration Conference 2016, Viyana, Austria, 12 - 16 July 2016, vol.0, no.0, pp.61-62

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • Volume: 0
  • City: Viyana
  • Country: Austria
  • Page Numbers: pp.61-62
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


The Effects of International Migration Policies on Social and Psychological Problems Migration Causes

Migration can be defined as people’s voluntary or compulsory moving from the place they live in to another place because of economic, social, political, and cultural reasons. People may confront social problems related with health, education, harboring, and employment due to moving. At the same time, psychological problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorders, somatization, and etcetera caused by emotions such as homesickness and anomy can be observed. The purpose of this research is to evaluate whether the international migration policies in Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, European Convention on Human Rights, and European Social Charter aimed at solving the aforementioned psychological and social problems is effective or not for solving the problems. In this research, literature review will be done and practices related with those policies in Turkey will be included at the end.