Children and Forced Migration

ISBN: 9783319406909

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This book responds to the reality that children and youth constitute a disproportionately large percentage of displaced populations worldwide. It demonstrates how their hopes and aspirations reflect the transient nature of their age group, and often differ from those of their elders. It also examines how they face additional difficulties due to the inconsistent definition and uneven implementation of the traditional ‘durable solutions’ to forced migration implemented by national governments and international assistance agencies. The authors use empirical research findings and robust policy analyses of cases of child displacement across the globe to make their central argument: that the particular challenges and opportunities that displaced children and youth face must be investigated and factored into relevant policy and practice, promoting more sustainable and durable solutions in the process. This interdisciplinary edited collection will appeal to students and scholars of forced migration studies, development, conflict and peace-building and youth studies, along with policy-makers, children’s rights organizations and NGOs.

Title:
Children and Forced Migration
ISBN-13:
9783319406909
Author:
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing
Published Date:
20170303
Edition:
1
Binding
Hardback
Pages:
371
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.27 H x 5.83 W (inches)

Marisa O. Ensor is Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, USA, and an Affiliated Scholar with the Institute for the Study of International Migration. She is also a Research Associate at the International Institute for Child Rights and Development, Canada. She is a socio-legal scholar and practitioner with a double disciplinary background in applied cultural anthropology and human rights law.

Elźbieta M. Goździak is Research Professor at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University, USA. She has served as Editor of International Migration and previously held a senior position within the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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Marisa O. Ensor is Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, USA, and an Affiliated Scholar with the Institute for the Study of International Migration. She is also a Research Associate at the International Institute for Child Rights and Development, Canada. She is a socio-legal scholar and practitioner with a double disciplinary background in applied cultural anthropology and human rights law.
Elźbieta M. Goździak is Research Professor at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University, USA. She has served as Editor of International Migration and previously held a senior position within the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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