Forced Migration Review issue 40, entitled ‘Being young and out of place’, is now online at
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Full list of contents, with links to all articles, is given below.
Young people from their early teenage years to their late twenties may be particularly susceptible to being physically and socially ‘out of place’ during this period of their lives. The 26 articles in the theme section of FMR 40 examine the stresses of ‘being young and out of place’, explore young people’s needs and coping strategies, and ask why relatively little attention is paid to their rights and needs.
This issue also includes nine articles about disparate aspects of forced migration: new research findings on protracted displacement, refugee-run information services, ‘tolerated stay’, psychosocial resilience, resettlement of refugees in Argentina, mental health in Lebanese refugee camps, national IDP policies in Afghanistan and Nigeria – and why some issues make it onto the international agenda while others do not.
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Being young and out of place – contents list
Putting adolescents and youth at the centre
Unable to see the future: refugee youth in Malawi speak out
Not inheriting the past: perceptions of Lebanon
Yara Romariz Maasri
Marrying on credit: the burden of bridewealth on refugee youth
Participation of adolescents in protection: dividends for all
Anna Skeels and Monika Sandvik-Nylund
Young and separated from their families in eastern Congo
From rural Colombia to urban alienation
Alejandro Valencia Arias
Challenging some assumptions about ‘refugee youth’
What it means to be young and displaced
Being young and of mixed ethnicity in Rwanda
Intangible pressures in Jammu and Kashmir
New political subjects: children of forcibly displaced Kurds
Choosing the street during crisis: a generation out of place
Bridget Steffen with Zephania Owino
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian settings
Brad Kerner, Seema Manohar, Cécile Mazzacurati and Mihoko Tanabe
Young Costa Ricans and refugees working together for integration
Valentina Duque Echeverri
Helping young refugees avoid exploitative living arrangements
Martin Anderson and Claire Beston
Reintegration of young mothers
Miranda Worthen, Susan McKay, Angela Veale and Mike Wessells
Cultural reflections of Afghan youth living in Canada
Displaced girls’ participation in local youth life
Niklas Stoerup Agerup
Early experiences of young Sudanese resettled to Finland
Young people and relations of power
Trupti Magecha, Shamser Sinha and Alex Sutton
Assisting unaccompanied youth to integrate
Supporting the social integration of trafficked young people
The role of culture in mentoring
Mentoring for resettled youth
Safe spaces for adolescent girls in Haiti
Unlocking protracted displacement
Roger Zetter and Katy Long
KANERE: a refugee-run free press in Kenya
Editorial staff of the Kakuma News Reflector
‘Tolerated stay’: what protection does it give?
Inês Máximo Pestana
Afghanistan consults on an IDP policy
Nina Schrepfer and Dan Tyler
Nigeria needs to take responsibility for its IDPs
Bagoni Alhaji Bukar
Mental health in Palestinian camps in Lebanon
Psychosocial resilience among resettled Bhutanese refugees
Argentina: resettling refugees within the context of an open migration policy
Statelessness and issue (non-)emergence