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Introduction: Catastrophic Migrations

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

War and terror, demographic imbalances, unchecked climate change, and rampant criminality are the drivers of catastrophic migrations. In the first quarter of the twenty-first century, we witnessed ... More


Lost in Transit: Education for Refugee Children in Sweden, Germany, and Turkey

Maurice Crul, Frans Lelie, Elif Keskiner, Jens Schneider, and Özge Biner

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the big differences of how refugee children are incorporated into school systems in three European countries (Sweden, Germany and The Netherlands) and in Turkey. Over the past ... More


The Journeys of Child Refugees, Lost and Rediscovered

Tony Kushner

in Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Using the concept of place, this chapter explores the child survivors who came to Britain after the end of the war and initially settled in the Lake District. It explores how the heritage of the ... More


David and Goliath: Children’s Unequal Battle for Refugee Protection

Jacqueline Bhabha

in Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169101
eISBN:
9781400850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169101.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the obstacles faced by children in their quest for refugee protection, asking why the commonsense expectation that child asylum seekers would be treated generously—indeed more ... More


Refugees, Displacement, and the Impossible Return

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the experiences of the refugee children from the Greek Civil War in light of recent anthropological work on refugees, displacement, and the meaning of home, and presents ... More


Communities of Memory, Narratives of Experience

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the life-history narratives of refugee children and explores the construction of their memories. It focuses on four themes that recur in their life histories: departure, ... More


The Politics of Memory: Creating a Meaningful Past

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which discusses the “memory wars” that continue to be fought over the political meanings associated with the evacuation of refugee children from their homes to Eastern Europe during the ... More


Straddling Different Worlds: The Acculturation of Vietnamese Refugee Children

Min Zhou

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the complex, multidimensional process of acculturation, as understood and experienced by Vietnamese refugee children and as captured by the San Diego portion of CILS. It ... More


Introduction

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book analyzes the life-history narratives of refugee children who were evacuated from their homes by the Communist Party and the Greek government during the Greek Civil War, offers insights into ... More


A Compassionate Perspective on Immigrant Children and Youth

Carola Suárez-Orozco

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The social context into which refugee, migrant, or unaccompanied children and youth settle has significant implications for shaping both their short-term adaptation for a variety of outcomes as well ... More


Framing the Subject

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the beginnings of the international refugee regime developed by the United Nations to ensure that the fundamental rights of children are protected. It also describes the ... More


Constructing (another) ideal refugee journey: the Kinder

Tony Kushner

in The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Kindertransport was a voluntary movement organized by the British government in 1938 that brought 10,000 Jewish and other children from Nazi Europe to Britain. This chapter discusses narratives ... More


The health challenges facing children on the move

Susan Bissell and Jacqueline Bhabha

in The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An unprecedented number of young people are crossing borders; many more are ‘internally displaced’. This chapter explores the vulnerability and resilience of refugee children and adolescents. It ... More


The saved and the trapped: refugees and those they left behind

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0020
Subject:
History, Social History

There are references to the anxieties of unaccompanied child refugees about the fate of their parents. This is, in fact, a theme in refugee history most often marginalised by those who wish to ... More


The Hong Kong Project: Chinese International Adoption in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Chinese international adoption from Hong Kong in the 1950s and 1960s and links this earlier history of Asian international adoption to refugee resettlement. Beginning in the ... More


Epilogue

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This epilogue reflects on the dialectical relationship between remembering and forgetting the “memory wars.” The Macedonian conflict is also discussed as the contemporary issue that lies at the heart ... More


The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There have been significant changes in the numbers, patterns, and circumstances of refugees and in the political landscape to support humanitarianism since the publication of the first edition of ... More


The cultural politics of child abuse

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

in Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the cultural politics of child abuse. The chapter takes the narrative right up to the present day. It focuses on two groups of children: (1) those from asylum-seeking ... More


Brian Shefton: Classical Archaeologist

David W. J. Gill

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at the experience of a child refugee growing up in wartime Oxford and making his life in Britain. Brian Shefton arrived in Britain with his father, Professor Isidor Isaac ... More


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