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Contested bodies of asylum-seeking children

Hill, Malcolm (2009) Contested bodies of asylum-seeking children. In: Contested bodies of childhood and youth. Palgrave McMillan, Basingstoke, pp. 136-147. ISBN 9780230201385

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Abstract

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