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Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities$
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Glenda Bonifacio

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781447340195

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.001.0001

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Life in a Cold Lake: childhood, mobility, and social structures

Life in a Cold Lake: childhood, mobility, and social structures

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Ten Life in a Cold Lake: childhood, mobility, and social structures
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Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities
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Gabriel Asselin

, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.003.0010

The students of École Voyageur come from two distinct groups: those from military families and those whose parents work in the oil industry, two institutional social networks which have very different gendered representations. In this chapter, I discuss the experience that boys and girls from mobile military familieshave,and draw on the notion of agency to show how these youth contribute to the production and reproduction of the communities in which they are involved. I call upon observations and testimonies collected during fieldwork to show that children of military families at École Voyageur are far from passive actors, but important agents in the creation and maintenance of their gendered social and cultural environment.

Keywords:   childhood, mobility, community, institutional culture, agency, Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada, École Voyageur, military

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