Visual methods in researching migrant children's experiences of belonging

Moskal, M. (2010) Visual methods in researching migrant children's experiences of belonging. Migration Letters, 7(1), pp. 17-32.

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Abstract

This paper examines drawings and mental maps made by children (used alongside with conventional interviewing techniques) as method of investigating migrant children sense of belonging. Children's visual methods have gained renewed interest as many social scientists search for methods that align with the current conceptualisation of children as social agents and cultural producers. Drawing upon a qualitative study of Migration and the Integration of Polish families and children in Scotland, I analyze children's presence and participation in processes of transnational migration, giving some empirical example of how visual methods can be evaluated as a research strategy.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Moskal, Dr Marta
Authors: Moskal, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:Migration Letters
ISSN:1741-8984
ISSN (Online):1741-8992

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