Children And Migration: At the Crossroads of Resiliency and Vulnerability

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EditorMarisa O Ensor

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Providing a comprehensive analysis of the increasingly common phenomenon of child migration, this volume 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.

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Providing a comprehensive analysis of the increasingly common phenomenon of child migration, this volume 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.

MARISA ENSOR is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Liaison for the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. She has conducted anthropological research and consultation on issues related to disaster-, conflict- and development-induced migration in Latin America, North Africa, Spa...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:287 pages, 8.7 × 5.5 × 0.9 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230272533

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
Migrant Children at the Crossroads; M.O.Ensor & E.M.Gozdziak
PART II: UNDERSTANDING MIGRANT CHILDREN: RESEARCH, VOICE AND REPRESENTATION
Understanding Migrant Children: Conceptualizations, Approaches and Issues; M.O.Ensor
Child Migration in Haiti: Domestic Labor and the Politics of Representation; D.M.Hoffman
At the Crossroads of Childhood, Media and Migration; L.de Block & D.Buckingham
PART III: REVIEWING POLICIES: TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN
The Production of Criminal Migrant Children: Surveillance, Detention, and Deportation in France; S.Terrio
Protecting the Rights of Internally Displaced Children; E.Ferris
Without Face or Future: Stateless Infants, Children, and Youth; M.Lynch
PART IV: RETHINKING PRACTICES: CREATING SPACES FOR AGENCY
Unaccompanied Minors at the Crossroads in British Columbia: Migration and Trafficking; R.E.Pike
In the Best Interest of the Child: Perceptions, Responses and Challenges in Providing Assistance to Trafficked Children in the United States; E.M.Gozdziak
Social Mobility in Children's Mobility? An Investigation into Child Circulation among the Maasai of Kenya; C.Archambault
PART V: SEARCHING FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES: WORKING AND LEARNING IN A NEW LAND
Migrating with Honor: Sites of Agency and Power in Child's Labor Migration in Bangladesh; K.Heissler
Transnational Students' Perspectives on Schooling in the US and Mexico: The Salience of School Experience and Country of Birth;  T.Hamann, V.Zúñiga& J.Sánchez García
Children of Migrant Heritage and Equality of Opportunity in France Migrants in France; L.J.Limage
PART VI: CONCLUSIONS
The Way Forward: Conclusions and Recommendations; E.M.Gozdziak & M.O.Ensor