By Pia Jolliffe
Focusing at the Karen humans in Burma, Thailand and the uk, this booklet analyses how international, nearby and native advancements have an effect on styles of studying. It combines old and ethnographic examine to discover the mutual shaping of intergenerational family and children’s sensible and formal studying inside a context of migration and socio-political swap. during this endeavour, Pia Jolliffe discusses conventional styles of socio-cultural studying inside of Karen groups in addition to the position of Christian missionaries in introducing education to the Karen in Burma and in Thailand. this can be by way of an research of children’s migration for schooling in northern Thailand the place kingdom colleges usually motivate scholars’ aspirations in the direction of upward social mobility whilst colleges reproduce social inequality among the agricultural Karen and concrete Thai society. the writer attracts consciousness to overseas humanitarian businesses who bring schooling to refugees and migrants on the Thai-Burma border, in addition to the function of united kingdom executive colleges within the strategy of resettling Karen refugees. during this manner, the ebook analyses the connections among studying, migration and intergenerational relatives in families, colleges and different associations on the neighborhood, neighborhood and worldwide level.
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