The Young and Exiled: An Introduction

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Since the start of the confl ict in Syria in 2011, Syrian refugee children have
withstood violence, uncertainty, fear, trauma and loss. This book follows their
journeys by bringing together scholars and practitioners to refl ect on how to make their situation better and to get this knowledge to as many front liners – across European and neighbouring countries in the Middle East – as possible.
The book is premised on the underlying conception of refugee children as
not merely a vulnerable contingent of the displaced Syrian population, but one
that possesses a certain agency for change and progress. In this vein, the various contributions aim to not just de-securitize the ‘conversation’ on migration that frequently centres on the presumed insecurity that refugees personify. They also de-securitize the fi gure and image of the refugee. Through the stories of the youngest and most vulnerable, they demonstrate that refugee children are not mere opaque fi gures on whom we project our insecurities. Instead, they embody potentials and opportunities for progress that we need to nurture, as young refugees fi nd themselves compelled to both negotiate the practical realities of a life in exile, and situate themselves in changing and unfamiliar socio-cultural contexts. Drawing on extensive fi eld research, this edited volume points in the direction of a new rights based framework which will safeguard the future of these children and their well-being. Offering a comparative lens between approaches to tackling refugees in the Middle East and Europe, this book will appeal to students and scholars of refugees and migration studies and human rights, as well as anyone with an interest in the Middle East or Europe.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelSyrian Refugee Children in the Middle East and Europe : Integrating the Young and Exiled
RedaktørerMichelle Pace, Somdeep Sen
Antal sider7
Udgivelses stedOxon
ForlagRoutledge
Publikationsdato2018
Sider1-7
Kapitel1
ISBN (Trykt)9780815347347
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781351169325
StatusUdgivet - 2018
NavnRoutledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

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    Sen, S., & Pace, M. (2018). The Young and Exiled: An Introduction. I M. Pace, & S. Sen (red.), Syrian Refugee Children in the Middle East and Europe: Integrating the Young and Exiled (s. 1-7). Oxon: Routledge. Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society
    Sen, Somdeep ; Pace, Michelle. / The Young and Exiled : An Introduction. Syrian Refugee Children in the Middle East and Europe: Integrating the Young and Exiled. red. / Michelle Pace ; Somdeep Sen. Oxon : Routledge, 2018. s. 1-7 (Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society).
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