Migrant Children , Social Capital and Access to Services Post-Migration : Transitions , Negotiations and Complex Agencies

@inproceedings{Sime2014MigrantC,
  title={Migrant Children , Social Capital and Access to Services Post-Migration : Transitions , Negotiations and Complex Agencies},
  author={Daniela Sime and Rachael Fox},
  year={2014}
}
For migrant children, moving to a new country is marked by excitement, anxiety and practical challenges in managing this significant transition. This paper draws upon the concepts of social capital and social networks to examine migrant children’s access to services post-migration. Using data from a qualitative study with Eastern European families in Scotland, we identify a range of cumulative barriers that limit children’s access to services and illustrate how their experiences are shaped by… CONTINUE READING

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