Children and Migration

At the Crossroads of Resiliency and Vulnerability

  • Marisa O. Ensor
  • Elżbieta M. Goździak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Migrant Children at the Crossroads

    1. Marisa O. Ensor, Elżbieta M. Goździak
      Pages 1-12
  3. Understanding Migrant Children: Research, Voice, and Representation

  4. Reviewing Policies: Taking Responsibility for the Rights of Migrant Children

  5. Rethinking Practices: Creating Spaces for Agency

  6. Searching for New Opportunities: Working and Learning in a New Land

  7. The Way Forward: Conclusions and Recommendations

    1. Elżbieta M. Goździak, Marisa O. Ensor
      Pages 274-280
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 281-287

About this book


Providing a comprehensive analysis of the increasingly common phenomenon of child migration, this volume examines the experiences of children in a wide variety of migratory circumstances including economic child migrants, transnational students, trafficked, stateless, fostered, unaccompanied and undocumented children.


childhood children migration mobility Nation politics Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Marisa O. Ensor
    • 1
  • Elżbieta M. Goździak
    • 2
  1. 1.American University in CairoEgypt
  2. 2.Georgetown UniversityUSA

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