Chapter 23: The integration of asylum seeking and refugee children: resilience in the face of adversity
Restricted access

Refugee children face considerable adversity which poses risks to their well-being. This chapter looks primarily at post-migration experiences and argues that while the vulnerability of refugee children is widely recognized, resilience and agency are also evident. In their efforts to integrate, these children generally seek to find a balance between adapting to their new environments while maintaining connections with their cultures of origin. As the integration process is negotiated, their resilience needs to be harnessed, whether through social support, religion, a broader supportive context or through other means.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Other access options

Redeem Token

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institutional Access

Personal login

Log in with your Elgar Online account

Login with your Elgar account