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Children on the move in Africa : past & present experiences of migration

Author: Élodie Razy
Publisher: Suffolk ; Rochester, New York : James Currey, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A timely interdisciplinary, comparative and historical perspective on African childhood migration that draws on the experience of children themselves to look at where, why and how they move - within and beyond the continent - and the impact of African child migration globally."--Publisher's website.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Élodie Razy
ISBN: 9781847011381 1847011381
OCLC Number: 922453130
Description: xii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Benjamin N. Lawrance --
Introduction: child migration in Africa: key issues & new perspectives / Elodie Razy --
"An ardent desire to be useful": Senegalese students, religious sisters & migration for schooling in France, 1824-1842 / Kelly Duke Bryant --
Girl pawns, brides & slaves: child trafficking in Southeastern Nigeria, 1920s / Robin P. Chapdelaine --
"Bringing a girl from the village": gender, child migration & domestic service in post-colonial Zambia / Sacha Hepburn --
"I will never become a crocodile but I am happy if I eat enough": a psychological analysis of child fosterage and resilience in contemporary Mali / Paola Porcelli --
Working as a "boy": labour, age & masculinities in Togo, c. 1975-2005 / Marco Gardini --
Childhood, space & memory: migrations of the métis in Madagascar's Central Highlands (nineteenth & twentieth centuries) / Violaine Tisseau --
"We were mixed with all types": educational migration in the Northern Territories of colonial Ghana / Lacy S. Ferrell --
India-South Africa mobilities in the first half of the twentieth century: minors, immigration encounters in Cape Town & becoming South African / Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie --
Education, migration & nationalism: mapping the school days of the first generation of southern Sudanese nationalist leaders, c. 1948-1972 / Hannah Whittaker with Harjyot Hayer --
Child narration as a device for negotiating space & identity formation in recent Nigerian migrant fiction / Oluwole Coker.
Responsibility: edited by Elodie Razy & Marie Rodet.

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(T)ouches on many current themes in the literature of African childhood. Razy and Rodet's introduction does a particularly good job describing the state of the field, making it useful in classrooms . Read more...

 
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