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'I am a child with education and knowledge': Karen migrant and refugee children's daily life experiences in Thailand

A masters thesis about Karen migrant and refugee children’s daily life experiences in Thailand. One urban school for migrant children and one rural refugee camp school served as research sites in Thailand. The study explores the daily life experiences of children aged 8 – 13, with main focus on their school life. Various methods such as observation, essay writing, drawing and photography were used in order to search for the children’s own perspectives on their life worlds. The thesis highlights the meaning of school from the children’s perspectives, as well as issues of social relationship, place identity and national identity. The study found that the migrant children and the refugee children lived different lives, and consequently perceived their lives differently. The research also found that the refugee camp children appeared to be more engaged with ideas about the ‘Karen nation’. However, their understanding of the Karen nation seemed to be more connected to local place than to their ‘homeland’, Karen state in Burma.

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ရေးသားသူ (တစ်ဦးချင်း) Engan, Laila
ထုတ်ဝေသည့်နေရာ Norway
ထုတ်ဝေသူ Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ထုတ်ဝေသည့်ရက်စွဲ 2012
တင်ခဲ့သည့်ရက်စွဲ ဇွန် 17, 2015, 09:41 (UTC)
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