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Migration references

List of readings covering the two sessions on migration:

General overview on (forced) migration

Turton, D. (2003) Conceptualising Forced Migration. Working Paper No. 12, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford.

Castles, S. (2004) Confronting the Realities of Forced Migration, Migration Information Source,


Children and migration/displacement in developing countries

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (2006) Global Overview – Internally Displaced Children (PDF Document)

Harrell-Bond, B. (2000) Are refugee camps good for children? New Issues in Refugee Research Working Paper No. 29

Mooney, E. and C. French (2005) Barriers and Bridges: Access to Education For Internally Displaced Children, The Brookings Institution-University of Bern

Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children (2004) Global Survey on Education in Emergencies , New York$file/Ed_Emerg.pdf?openelement (up to page 17)

Migrant children’s participation (developing countries)

Camacho, A. (1999) Family, Child Labour and Migration: Child Domestic Workers in Metro Manila, Childhood 6(1): 57-73 (PDF Document)

Development Research Centre on Migration and Globalisation & Poverty (2008) Independent Child Migration: Introducing Children's Perspectives, Briefing August 2008 N°11. Available from: (Accessed 15 January 2009)

Hashim, I. (2006) The Positives and Negatives of Children’s Independent Migration: Assessing the Evidence and the Debates, Working Paper T16, Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation & Poverty. Available from: (Accessed 10 January 2009)

Hashim, I. (2007) Independent Child Migration and Education in Ghana, Development and Change 38(5): 911-931 (PDF Document)

Whitehead, A. & Hashim, I. (2005) ‘Children and Migration: Background Paper for DFID Migration Team’, (PDF Document)

Children and migration/displacement in developed countries

Aynsley-Green, A. (2005) Report of a Visit To Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. Available from: (Accessed February 2009)

Bhabha, J. and N. Finch (2004) Seeking Asylum Alone: Unaccompanied and Separated Children and Refugee Protection in the UK

Crawley, H and Lester, T (2005) No Place for a Child: Children in Immigration Detention in the UK – Impacts, Alternatives and Safeguards, London: Save the Children UK (PDF Document)

Hek, R. (2005) The Experiences and Needs of Refugee and Asylum Seeking Children in the UK: A Literature Review

International Organization for Migration (2003) Trafficking in Unaccompanied Minors in EU Member States – UK Country Report. Available from: (Accessed 10 January 2009)

Migrant children’s participation (developed countries)

Candappa, M. and I. Egharevba (2000) ‘Extraordinary Childhoods’: the social lives of refugee children, Children 5-16 Research Briefing N°5. (PDF Document)

Valenzuela, A. (1999) Gender Roles and Settlement Activities Among Children and Their Immigrant Families, American Behavioral Scientist, 42:4, 720-742 (PDF Document)

Orellana, M.F. (2001) The work kids do: Mexican and Central American immigrant children’s contributions to households and schools in California, Harvard Educational Review 71(3) (PDF Document)

Orellana, M.F., B. Thorne, A. Chee, and W.S.E. Lam (2001) “Transnational Childhoods: The Participation of children in processes of family migration” Social Problems, 48(4): 572-592 (PDF Document)