The care worlds of migrant children - Exploring inter-generational dynamics of love, care and solidarity across home and school

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dc.contributor.author McGovern, Frieda
dc.contributor.author Devine, Dympna
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-15T12:33:45Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-24T01:00:27Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 Sage en
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Childhood en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7497
dc.description.abstract There is increasing interest in migrant children’s contribution to family processes of integration. Less explored are the role of affective bonds and the significance of children’s care worlds in managing the transition of the migrant family, especially between home and school. Drawing on a deep ethnographic study of 10 diverse migrant families (parent and child), this article highlights how inter-generational practices of love, care and solidarity – the creation of a 'family feeling' (Bourdieu, 1998) – are central to the negotiation of belonging in the settlement country. However, affective practices, it is argued, are interconnected with access to economic, social and cultural resources giving rise to substantive differences in how migrant children negotiate the transition between home and school. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Sage Publications en
dc.subject Migrant children en
dc.subject Family relationships en
dc.subject Care en
dc.subject Home en
dc.subject School en
dc.title The care worlds of migrant children - Exploring inter-generational dynamics of love, care and solidarity across home and school en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorcontactother dympna.devine@ucd.ie
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 23
dc.identifier.issue 1
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 16 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0907568215579734
dc.neeo.contributor McGovern|Frieda|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Devine|Dympna|aut|
dc.description.othersponsorship National Children’s Scholarship Programme of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Dublin, Ireland en
dc.internal.rmsid 463994413
dc.date.updated 2016-01-29T10:26:13Z


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