Stories of fracture and claim for belonging: young migrants' narratives of arrival in Britain

@inproceedings{Adams2009StoriesOF,
  title={Stories of fracture and claim for belonging: young migrants' narratives of arrival in Britain},
  author={M. Adams},
  year={2009}
}
This article brings an anthropological approach to bear on the question of ‘children's voices’ and, particularly, on the stories told by some young migrants about their recent arrival as asylum-seekers in Britain. Young migrants' narratives are examined as situated and self-conscious claims to a certain identity as child refugee. The question of why a particular narrative of ‘arrival in Britain’ was offered by a diverse group of young migrants and asylum seekers is discussed. These stories… CONTINUE READING

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