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Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age

Jacqueline Bhabha

Abstract

Why, despite massive public concern, is child trafficking on the rise? Why are unaccompanied migrant children living on the streets and routinely threatened with deportation to their countries of origin? Why do so many young refugees of war-ravaged and failed states end up warehoused in camps, victimized by the sex trade, or enlisted as child soldiers? This book provides the first comprehensive account of the widespread but neglected global phenomenon of child migration, exploring the complex challenges facing children and adolescents who move to join their families, those who are moved to be ... More

Keywords: child trafficking, migrant children, refugees, child migration, child soldiers, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780691169101
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691169101.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Bhabha, author
Harvard University