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Paradoxes of Sahrawi refugees' educational migration: promoting self-sufficiency or renewing dependency?

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Education is often prioritised by refugee children and families, as well as by their political representatives and international actors alike. This article explores the specificities of the Sahrawi refugee education system, focusing in particular on the nature, motivations and implications of Sahrawi refugee youths' educational migration to Cuba through a scholarship programme designed to promote self-sufficiency and socio-economic development in the Sahrawi refugee camps. Drawing upon interv...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development, Refugee Studies Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
COMPARATIVE EDUCATION
Volume:
47
Issue:
4
Pages:
433-447
Publication date:
2011-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1360-0486
ISSN:
0305-0068
URN:
uuid:bdebdad6-07c9-496d-a675-de2b44aefad1
Source identifiers:
334340
Local pid:
pubs:334340
Language:
English

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