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Theoretical and methodological challenges of studying refugee children in the Middle East and North Africa: Young Palestinian, Afghan and Sahrawi refugees

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This article aims to address a number of conceptual and methodological challenges facing the study of young refugees. Much of the research on refugees has, until recently, been focused on adults, and to a lesser degree, on young children. Those studies that do include children are largely carried out in the domain of psychology and psychiatry and tend to pathologize and individualize. This article is based on observations derived from a six-year, multi-disciplinary anthropological and partici...

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10.1093/refuge/fei037

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Journal:
Journal of Refugee Studies
Volume:
18
Issue:
4
Pages:
387-409
Publication date:
2005-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-6925
ISSN:
0951-6328
URN:
uuid:ccec5ba7-7a98-4feb-be2b-b3ede8751e5b
Source identifiers:
282983
Local pid:
pubs:282983
Language:
English

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