van Blerk, Lorraine

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2020

Temores por el futuro: la inconmensurabilidad de la seguritización y las in/seguridades entre los jóvenes de África del Sur

Translated title of the contribution: Fears for the future: the incommensurability of securitisation and in/securities among southern African youthAnsell, N., Hajdu, F., van Blerk, L. & Robson, E., 4 May 2019, In : Social and Cultural Geography. 20, 4, p. 507-533 27 p.

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2018
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3 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)
2016

AIDS-affected young people's access to livelihood assets: exploring 'new variant famine' in rural southern Africa

Ansell, N., Hajdu, F., van Blerk, L. & Robson, E., Aug 2016, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 46, p. 23-34 12 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
179 Downloads (Pure)
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9 Citations (Scopus)
300 Downloads (Pure)

‘It’s good but it’s not enough’: the relational geographies of social policy and youth mentoring interventions

Smith, F. M., Blazek, M., Brown, D. M. & van Blerk, L., 2 Oct 2016, In : Social & Cultural Geography. 17, 7, p. 959-979 21 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)
2014
18 Citations (Scopus)
2013

New street geographies: the impact of urban governance on the mobilities of Cape Town's street youth

van Blerk, L., 2013, In : Urban Studies. 50, 3, p. 556-573 18 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Rural young people's opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship in globalised southern africa: The limitations of targeting policies

Hajdu, F., Ansell, N., Robson, E. & Van Blerk, L., 1 Jan 2013, In : International Development Planning Review. 35, 2, p. 155-174 20 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Berg-en-See street boys: merging street and family relations in Cape Town, South Africa

van Blerk, L., 2012, In : Children's Geographies. 10, 3, p. 321-336 16 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Learning from young people about their lives: using participatory methods to research the impacts of AIDS in southern Africa

Ansell, N., Robson, E., Hajdu, F. & van Blerk, L., 2012, In : Children's Geographies. 10, 2, p. 169-186 18 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

The spatial construction of young people's livelihoods in rural southern Africa

Ansell, N., van Blerk, L., Robson, E. & Hajdu, F., 1 Dec 2012, In : Geography. 97, 3, p. 135-140 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Income-generating activities for young people in southern Africa: exploring AIDS and other constraints

Hajdu, F., Ansell, N., Robson, E., van Blerk, L. & Chipeta, L., 1 Sep 2011, In : Geographical Journal. 177, 3, p. 251-263 13 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Spaces, times, and critical moments: a relational time-space analysis of the impacts of AIDS on rural youth in Malawi and Lesotho

Ansell, N., van Blerk, L., Hajdu, F. & Robson, E., Mar 2011, In : Environment and Planning A. 43, 3, p. 525-544 20 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Socio-economic causes of food insecurity in Malawi

Hadju, F., Ansell, N., Robson, E., van Blerk, L. & Chipeta, L., 2009, In : Society of Malawi Journal. 62, 2, p. 6-18 13 p.

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The new variant famine hypothesis: moving beyond the household in exploring links between AIDS and food insecurity in southern Africa

Ansell, N., Robson, E., Hajdu, F., van Blerk, L. & Chipeta, L., Jul 2009, In : Progress in Development Studies. 9, 3, p. 187-207 21 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Poverty, migration and sex work: youth transitions in Ethiopia

van Blerk, L., Jun 2008, In : Area. 40, 2, p. 245-253 9 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

The wider relevance of undertaking research with children

van Blerk, L. & Barker, J., May 2008, In : Children's Geographies. 6, 2, p. 117-119 3 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Youth, AIDS and rural livelihoods in southern Africa

van Blerk, L., Ansell, N., Robson, E., Hadju, F. & Chipeta, L., Jun 2008, In : Geography Compass. 2, 3, p. 709-727 19 p.

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2007

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

van Blerk, L., 2007, In : AIDS Care. 19, 1, p. 79-86 8 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

AIDS and food insecurity: new variant famine in Malawi?

Robson, E., Ansell, N., van Blerk, L., Chipeta, L. & Hadju, F., 2007, In : Malawi Medical Journal. 19, 4, p. 136-137 2 p.

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Alternative care giving in the context of aids in Southern Africa: Complex strategies for care

van Blerk, L. & Ansell, N., Oct 2007, In : Journal of International Development. 19, 7, p. 865-884 20 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
29 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Children's experiences of migration: Moving in the wake of AIDS in southern Africa

van Blerk, L. & Ansell, N., 1 Jun 2006, In : Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 24, 3, p. 449-471 23 p.

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67 Citations (Scopus)
23 Citations (Scopus)

Imagining migration: Placing children's understanding of 'moving house' in Malawi and Lesotho

van Blerk, L. & Ansell, N., Mar 2006, In : Geoforum. 37, 2, p. 256-272 17 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Young caregivers in the context of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa

Robson, E., Ansell, N., Huber, U. S., Gould, W. T. S. & van Blerk, L., Mar 2006, In : Population, Space and Place. 12, 2, p. 93-111 19 p.

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111 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Introduction: Children and youth in developing areas

Ansell, N. & van Blerk, L., Aug 2005, In : Children's Geographies. 3, 2, p. 145-147 3 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Joining the conspiracy? Negotiating ethics and emotions in researching (around) AIDS in Southern Africa

Ansell, N. & Van Blerk, L., Mar 2005, In : Ethics, Place and Environment. 8, 1, p. 61-82 22 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Negotiating spatial identities: Mobile perspectives on street life in uganda

van Blerk, L., 2005, In : Children's Geographies. 3, 1, p. 5-21 17 p.

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66 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Children's migration as a household/family strategy: Coping with AIDS in Lesotho and Malawi

Ansell, N. & van Blerk, L., 2004, In : Journal of Southern African Studies. 30, 3, p. 673-690 18 p.

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116 Citations (Scopus)

Enabling households to support successful migration of AIDS orphans in southern Africa

Ansell, N. & Young, L., 2004, In : AIDS Care. 16, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

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82 Citations (Scopus)

Journeys to the street: the complex migration geographies of Ugandan street children

Young, L., 2004, In : Geoforum. 35, 4, p. 471-488 18 p.

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61 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Fluid households, complex families: the impacts of children's migration as a response to HIV/AIDS in southern Africa

Young, L. & Ansell, N., 2003, In : Professional Geographer. 55, 4, p. 464-476 13 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)

Young AIDS migrants in southern Africa: policy implications for empowering children

Young, L. & Ansell, N., 2003, In : AIDS Care. 15, 3, p. 337-345 9 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Adapting visual methods: action research with Kampala street children

Young, L. & Barrett, H., 2001, In : Area. 33, 2, p. 141-152 12 p.

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260 Citations (Scopus)

Issues of access and identity: adapting research methods with Kampala street children

Young, L. & Barrett, H., 2001, In : Childhood: a Global Journal of Child Research. 8, 3, p. 383-395 13 p.

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49 Citations (Scopus)