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Rematerialising Children'S AgencyEveryday practices in a post-socialist estate$
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Matej Blazek

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447322740

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.001.0001

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Locating the field

Locating the field

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(p.21) Two Locating the field
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Rematerialising Children'S Agency
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Matej Blazek

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0002

This chapter introduces Kopčany within the local and regional context of Bratislava and the broader East and Central European region. It locates the neighbourhood within the concept of post-socialism and then identifies key social, economic and demographic data that situate the livelihoods of children from Kopčany, along with a local history of housing and social development. The chapter gives an account of the double-marginalisation of children in Kopčany–due to the deprivation of the area and to the position of children in the society–and highlights implications of this for children and their agency. Linking the focus on the macro (post-socialism) and micro (individual children), the chapter identifies a conceptual focus on the connections that through which children’s practices can be explored.

Keywords:   Kopčany, Bratislava, post socialism, scale, marginalisation

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