Contested bodies of asylum-seeking children

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    Demonstrating the contested and differentiated nature of childhood and youth embodiment, this book responds to political and media discourses that stigmatize unruly youthful bodies, by combining the critical analysis of imagined and disciplined youthfulbodies with a focus on young peoples lived and performed, embodied subjectivities
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationContested bodies of childhood and youth
    EditorsKathrin Hörschelmann, Rachel Colls
    Place of PublicationBasingstoke
    Number of pages11
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2009


    • youth
    • family relationships
    • teenagers
    • social science
    • asylum-seeking
    • childhood

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