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Educational Interventions for Refugee Children: Theoretical Perspectives and Implementing Best Practice


reviewed by Mary Jeannot 2005

coverTitle: Educational Interventions for Refugee Children: Theoretical Perspectives and Implementing Best Practice
Author(s): Richard Hamilton and Dennis Moore
Publisher: Routledge/Falmer, New York
ISBN: 0415308259, Pages: 144, Year: 2004
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Educational Interventions for Refugee Children: Theoretical Perspectives and Implementing Best Practice is an important work for educators. As the five authors claim, there is a large and diverse body of literature on refugees that addresses social, medical, political, linguistic, and educational issues, but materials concerning refugee children are scarce and materials about school based interventions to address their needs are even rarer. In 144 pages, including bibliography and index, the book is an excellent comprehensive review of the literature divided into eight chapters, covering refugee trauma, loss and grief, resilience, issues of migration, policy, second language concerns, school teachers, and the education of refugee children. Although the book draws heavily from psychological literature, it does not assume familiarity with the discipline and integrates well multiple diverse research and theoretical perspectives. Most importantly, unlike many of the psychological models with their overemphasis on the individual, this work does not ignore the significance of environmental factors in the complex and interrupted lives of refugee children. Building on the work of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 107 Number 2, 2005, p. 319-322
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11405, Date Accessed: 5/28/2017 6:13:13 PM

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