van Blerk, Lorraine

Professor

  • 1463 Citations
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2017

The economic capabilities of street youth: growing up on the streets of Ghana, DRC and Zimbabwe

Shand, W., van Blerk, L. & Hunter, J., 26 Mar 2017, Labouring and Learning. Abebe, T., Waters, J. & Skelton, T. (eds.). Singapore: Springer , (Geographies of Children and Young People; vol. 10).

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2016

Economic Practices of African Street Youth: The Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, and Zimbabwe

Shand, W., van Blerk, L. & Hunter, J., 28 Jan 2016, Labouring and Learning. Abebe, T., Waters, J. & Skelton, T. (eds.). Singapore: Springer , Vol. 10. p. 1-21 21 p. 1. (Geographies of Children and Young People; vol. 10).

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Mega-Sporting Events, Rights and Children’s Everyday Lives: Exploring the Impact of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup

Rodriguez, A., van Blerk, L., Fernandes, F., Mendel, J., Rizzini, I., McEleavy, P. & Fyfe, N., 9 Mar 2016, Geographies of Global Issues: Change and Threat. Ansell, N., Klocker, N. & Skelton, T. (eds.). Singapore: Springer , p. 1-23 23 p. (Geographies of Children and Young People; vol. 8).

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Street Children as Researchers: Critical Reflections on a Participatory Methodological Process in the “Growing Up on the Streets” Research Project in Africa

van Blerk, L., Shand, W. & Shanahan, P., 2016, Methodological Approaches. Evans, R., Holt, L. & Skelton, T. (eds.). Singapore: Springer , Vol. 2. p. 1-20 20 p. (Geographies of Children and Young People; vol. 2).

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The relational spaces of mentoring with young people 'at risk'

Smith, F., Blazek, M., Brown, D. M. & van Blerk, L., 2016, Emotional States: Sites and Spaces of Affective Governance. Jupp, E., Pykett, J. & Smith, F. (eds.). London: Taylor & Francis, p. 217-231 15 p.

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2014

Progressing street children's rights and participation in policy evidence from South Africa

van Blerk, L., 2014, Children's lives in an era of children's rights: the progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa . Imoh, A. T-D. & Ansell, N. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge, p. 191-207 17 p. (Routledge Research in Human Rights Law).

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

Homeless People: Street Children in Africa

Van Blerk, L., 31 May 2012, International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home. Netherlands: Elsevier, p. 127-131 5 p.

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Youth policy, neoliberalism and transnational governmentality: A case study of lesotho and Malawi

Ansell, N., Hajdu, F., Robson, E., Van Blerk, L. & Marandet, E., 21 Mar 2012, Critical geographies of childhood and youth: Contemporary policy and practice. Bristol: Policy Press, p. 43-59 17 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Young sex workers in Ethiopia: linking migration, sex work and AIDS

van Blerk, L., 2010, Mobility, sexuality and AIDS. Thomas, F., Haour-Knipe, M. & Aggleton, P. (eds.). Routledge, p. 168-175 8 p. (Sexuality, culture and health series).

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2009

AIDS, mobility and commercial sex in Ethiopia: implications for policy

van Blerk, L., 2009, Contested bodies of childhood and youth. Horschelmann, K. & Colls, R. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 232-246 15 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Alloparenting in the context of AIDS in southern Africa: complex strategies for care

van Blerk, L. & Ansell, N., 2009, Substitute parents: biological and social perspectives on alloparenting in human societies. Bentley, G. & Mace, R. (eds.). Berghahn Books, p. 241-265 25 p. (Studies of the Biosocial Society; no. 3).

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Moving forward: contributions to methodological innovation

Kesby, M., Ansell, N., van Blerk, L., Barker, J. & Fiona, S., 2009, Doing children’s geographies: methodological issues in research with young people. van Blerk, L. & Kesby, M. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 16-223 208 p.

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Participatory feedback and dissemination with and for children: reflections from research with young migrants in southern Africa

van Blerk, L. & Ansell, N., 2009, Doing children’s geographies: methodological issues in research with young people. van Blerk, L. & Kesby, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 146-157 12 p.

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Researching children’s geographies

van Blerk, L., Barker, J., Ansell, N., Smith, F. & Kesby, M., 2009, Doing children’s geographies: methodological issues in research with young people. van Blerk, L. & Kesby, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 1-8 8 p.

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2007

Doing and belonging: Toward a more-than-representational account of young migrant identities in Lesotho and Malawi

Ansell, N. & Van Blerk, L., 2007, Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth: Young Rural Lives. Panelli, R., Punch, S. & Robson, E. (eds.). New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 17-28 12 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)