Objectives and Methodology:The research ains is to describe and analyze the interactions between people and asylum seekers who are hosted in open reception centers or in housing in the cities. The method used in this project is qualitative and is based primarily on semi-structured interviews and group interviews inspired by focus group techniques.
Duration & funding e: April 2001 – November 2002 – pluriannual research programme related to social cohesion problems by the Scientific, Technic and cultural Services (Belgian science policy)
Researchers: Marco Martniello (supervision), Sonia Gsir (research)
Partners: GERME (ULB), project coordinator.
Findings: Gsir, S., Martiniello, M., Rea, A. et F. Scandella, Les Belges francophones face aux demandeurs d’asile. Gent, Academia Press, mai 2004.