THE CHILD POPULATION AND ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE MEXICO-UNITED STATES MIGRATORY PHENOMENON: SOME PRELIMINARY REFLECTIONS TO UNDERSTAND THIS PROBLEM IN GUANAJUATO

Ra Ximhai. 2018;14(1):85-101

 

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Journal Title: Ra Ximhai

ISSN: 1665-0441 (Print)

Publisher: Universidad Autónoma Indígena de México

LCC Subject Category: Social Sciences: Social sciences (General)

Country of publisher: Mexico

Language of fulltext: Spanish; Castilian, English

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Eduardo Fernández-Guzmán
Perla Shiomara del Carpio-Ovando
Elizabeth Garnica-Reséndiz

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Time From Submission to Publication: 13 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The large corpus of works on migration, from different disciplines within the Social Sciences, provide data on the causes and consequences of the migration phenomenon that transcends national borders. However, it should be stated that the psychosocial, sociocultural and symbolic aspects of young immigrant children as well as their human rights have not been explored significantly neither in the past nor in present times. In regions with comprehensive immigration tradition elucidates many of the consequences of this problem, why, it becomes privileged field of sociological, anthropological, psychological and historiographical phenomenon of child experimentation sector in international migration. This preliminary work analyzes theoretical aspects on young children´s migration, provides official statistics on the topic as well as the reasons and the impact of such a phenomenon. Also, this paper informs the reader on children’s human rights in terms of migration policies. This work opens theoretical and methodological paths to reflect more on this vulnerable population in Guanajuato, Mexico.