Education, Asylum and the 'Non-Citizen' Child: The Politics of Compassion and Belonging

Hardcover | May 15, 2010

byHalleli Pinson, Madeleine Arnot, Mano Candappa

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Refugees are physically and symbolically 'out of place', their position forcing receiving states to address issues of rights and moral obligations. This book is concerned with asylum-seeking and refugee children in the UK whose presence represents a litmus test of state commitment to human rights, equality and justice for all children.

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Refugees are physically and symbolically 'out of place', their position forcing receiving states to address issues of rights and moral obligations. This book is concerned with asylum-seeking and refugee children in the UK whose presence represents a litmus test of state commitment to human rights, equality and justice for all children.

HALLELI PINSON is Lecturer at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Research Fellow at the Van-Leer Jerusalem Institute, Israel. Her research focuses on young peoples political identities, citizenship education and social conflict and the interface between government immigration and educational policy in the UK. She recently won the ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.67 × 5.73 × 0.81 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230524680

ISBN - 13:9780230524682

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Morality of Social Justice: Compassion and Belonging
Pathologising the Migrant: UK Immigration Discourses 
Devolution and Incorporation: Whose Responsibility?
Holistic Schooling: Child Centred and Inclusive Approaches
Teachers Compassion and the Rights of the Child
Finding Safety in Schools?
Political Moments: Teachers in Conflict with the State
The Way Forward: New Migration and Education