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Everyday Ruptures: Children, Youth, and Migration in Global Perspective Cati Coe

Everyday Ruptures: Children, Youth, and Migration in Global Perspective

Cati Coe

Published April 15th 2011
ISBN : 9780826517470
Hardcover
240 pages
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 About the Book 

When people -- whether children, youth, and adults -- migrate, that migration is often perceived as a rupture, with people separated by great distances and for extended periods of time. But for migrants and those affected by migration, the everydayMoreWhen people -- whether children, youth, and adults -- migrate, that migration is often perceived as a rupture, with people separated by great distances and for extended periods of time. But for migrants and those affected by migration, the everyday persists, and migration itself may be critical to the continuation of social life. Everyday Ruptures illuminates the wide-ranging continuities and disruptions in the experiences of children around the world, those who participate in and those who are affected by migration. The book is organized around four themes:- how childrens agency is affected by institutions, families, and beliefs- how families and individuals create and maintain kin ties in conditions of rupture- how emotion and affect are linked to global divisions and flows- how the actions of states create ruptures and continuities