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Title Children and migration [electronic resource] : at the crossroads of resiliency and vulnerability / edited by Marisa O. Ensor and El̐Μưzbieta M. Go̐Μưzdziak
Imprint Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xv, 287 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: migrant children at the crossroads -- Part I Understanding migrant children: research, voice, and representation -- Understanding migrant children: conceptualizations, approaches, and issues / Marisa O. Ensor -- Migrant children in Haiti: domestic labor andthe politics of representation / Diane M. Hoffman -- At the crossroads of childhood, media, and migration / Liesbeth de Block ; David Buckingham -- Part II Reviewing policies: taking responsibility for the rights of migrant children -- The production of criminal migrant children: surveillance, detention, and deportation in France / Susan J. Terrio -- Protecting the rights of internally displace children / Elizabeth G. Ferris -- Without face or future: stateless infants, children, and youth / Maureen Lynch -- Part III: Rethinking practices: creating spaces of agency -- Unaccompanied minors at the crossroads in British Columbia: migration and trafficking / Robin E. Pike ; Cynthia C.L. Field -- In the best interest of the child: perceptions, responses, and challenges in providing assistance to trafficked children in the United States / El̐Μưzbieta M. Go̐Μưzdziak -- Social mobility in children's mobility? an investigation into child circulation among the Maasai of Kenya / Caroline Archambault ; Joost de Laat -- Part IV Searching for new opportunities: working and learning in a new land -- Migrating with honor: sites of agency and power in child labor migration in Bangladesh / Karin Heissler -- Transnational students' perspectives on schooling in the United States and Mexico: the salience of school experience and country of birth / Edmund T. Hamann ; Victor Z̐Μưu̐Μưniga ; Juan S̐Μưanchez Garc̐Μưia -- Children of migrant heritage and equality of opportunity in France / Leslie J. Limage -- The way forward: conclusions and recommendations
"Children and Migration offers a comprehensive analysis of the increasingly common phenomenon of child migration from the perspective of the children themselves. Situating child migration at the nexus of resiliency and vulnerability, the volume focuses on the local conditions that frame child migrants' lives as well as analyzes the broader issues of poverty, (under)development, conflict, and displacement that mark the movement of children within and across national borders. Acknowledging that migrant children do not speak with one single voice, this volume bears testimony to the enormous diversity and multifaceted character of child migration. Drawing on rich ethnographic data as well as quantitative surveys, the book examines the experiences of children in a wide variety of migratory circumstances including economic child migrants, transnational students, trafficked, stateless, fostered, unaccompanied and undocumented children. This collection addresses theoretical, methodological and ethical considerations of research with migrant children, and analyze aspects of health, education, work, kinship and gender issues, as well as the special circumstances presented by forced migration"--Provided by publisher
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Palgrave
Link Print version: Children and migration. Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230272538 (DLC) 2010023768 (OCoLC)640132980
Subject Immigrant children -- Services for
Immigrant children -- Social conditions
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
Emigration and immigration
Immigrant children
Services for
Social aspects
Social conditions
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security. bisacsh
Electronic books
Alt Author Ensor, Marisa O
Go̐Μưzdziak, El̐Μưzbieta M., 1954-
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