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Child Migration & Human Rights in a Global Age

(Human Rights and Crimes against Humanity)

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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 ...more
Hardcover, 374 pages
Published May 4th 2014 by Princeton University Press (first published January 1st 2014)
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Jul 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
We are used to thinking of migrants as people who have made the calculated decision that their lives would be better off if they lived somewhere else. As such it can only be the behaviour of fully developed adults exercising mature judgement based on an appraisal of the type of facts which established that place A will support a higher standard of life than place B.

This fixes a definite image in the mind of the person who wonders who the typical migrant might be. The qualities of cool
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Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Don't be intimidated but the small print of this book--it's so worth reading!!
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While it was extremely enlightening, the book seemed to lack an emotional aspect to it. I couldn't connect to the children that were mentioned, and so it made the book difficult to get through. However, I did learn a lot and it has spawned many new thoughts about children (especially regarding intercountry adoption) within me. I appreciate the thorough research and thought put into this book.
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