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Chatty and Hundt - Chapter 01

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Buy and Download Description Palestinian children and adolescents living both within and outside of refugee camps in the Middle East are the focus of this study. For more than half a century these children and their caregivers have lived a temporary existence in the dramatic and politically volatile landscape that is the Middle East. These children have been captive to various sorts of stereotyping, both academic and popular. They have been objectified, like their parents and grandparents, as passive victims without the benefit of international protection. And they have become the beneficiaries of numerous humanitarian aid packages, which presume the primacy of the Western model of child development as well as the psychosocial approach to intervention. The aim of this study is to move beyond the stereotypes and Western-based models to explore the impact, which forced migration and prolonged conflict have had, and continue to have, on the lives of these refugee children. Furthermore, the study seeks to elicit the voices of individual children, in the context of their households and their community. This approach, both participatory and ethnographic, challenges many of the assumptions concerning the sui generis nature of the Palestinian case and at the same time it supports the trend in much multidisciplinary research to bring cultural context closer to the heart of the discussion. Palestinian children and adolescents living both within and outside of refugee camps in the Middle East are the focus of this study. For more than half a century these children and their caregivers have lived a temporary existence in the dramatic
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