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Migration with Families

Children migrating with families refers to children who directly experience mobility, together with their parents.  Most research on migrant families is focused on the family unit or the household. It assumes the adults are the key actors and the children often become invisible due to their assigned status of dependents. The research highlighted within this theme brings to fore the children's perspectives. It highlights children's participation within the migration process of the family. The theme aims to show the active role children can play within the migration process, the community they become part of and the transnational networks they participate in.  

Dreams and Disappointments: Migration and Families in the Context of HIV and AIDS

Publication date: August 2008

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The purpose of this paper is to explore the short- and long-term implications of migration for families within...

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Early School Leaving Among Immigrants in Toronto Secondary Schools

Author: Paul Anisef; Robert Brown; Kelli Pythian; Robert Sweet; David Walters

Publication date: June 2008

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The changing demographic composition of Canada's population and the deterioration of immigrants' labour-market...

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Educational Pathways and Academic Performance of Youth of Immigrant Origin in Toronto

Author: Paul Anisef; Robert Brown; Robert Sweet; David Walters

Publication date: December 2010

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This paper examines the educational pathways of a cohort of students who started high school in fall 2000 within...

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ESRC Seminar: Migration and Family Relationships

Publication date: 25/10/2011

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This seminar, which took place 24-25 October 2011 at the University of the Highlands and Islands in Inverness, was...

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Exploring 'Other' Childhoods through Quantitative Secondary Analyses of Large Scale Surveys: Opportunities and Challenges for Children's Geographers

Author: L. Holt

Publication date: 2006

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Due to copyright law this article can only be accessed via the publisher's website. To access the article, please...

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