Children and Borders

  • Spyros Spyrou
  • Miranda Christou

Part of the Studies in Childhood and Youth book series (SCY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Spyros Spyrou, Miranda Christou
      Pages 1-23
  3. Children and Borderlands

  4. Children, Borders and War

  5. Children and Contested Borders

  6. Children Crossing Borders

  7. Children, Borders and Belonging

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 293-297

About this book


This collection brings together an interdisciplinary pool of scholars to explore the relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders affect children's lives and how children play a constitutive role in the social life of borders.


Children Childhood Borders Borderlands Border-crossing belonging care childhood children Familie identity migration Nation Transnational youth

Editors and affiliations

  • Spyros Spyrou
    • 1
  • Miranda Christou
    • 2
  1. 1.European University CyprusCyprus
  2. 2.European University CyprusCyprus

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