Children’s Mobility

From a pedagogical and historic anthropological perspective, children’s mobility is best approached from different perspectives. On the one hand, there is a global rise in children’s mobility due to refugee and migration movements. On the other hand, there is an urbanized mobility of children, which is a product of changing family concepts and changing parental working conditions. This has resulted in a child-specific, digital mobility that is characterized by the use of media in global digital cultures. This entry examines children’s mobility in relation to migration and digital cultures.

Children and Migration

According to the annual report of the United Nations Refugee Aid Organization (UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe), the number of refugees who flee from conflict, war, and persecution reached a peak in the end of 2015 with 65.3 million ...

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