Mervi Kaukko

 

PhD (Education), Research Fellow


Academic Degrees

  • PhD (Global Education), University of Oulu, 2015

Research Interests

  • Refugee children, forced migration, global education, children's participation, children's rights, action research

Current Research

  • Refugee students’ real-life relevant school success. Mixed methods study in Australian and Finnish schools.

Publications:

  1. Kaukko Mervi (2016) The P, A and R of PAR with Unaccompanied Minors. Journal of Educational Action Research, 2(24), 177-193.
  2. Kaukko Mervi & Fertig Michael (2016) Linking participatory action research, global education and social justice: Emerging issues from practice. International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning 7(3), 24-26.
  3. Kaukko Mervi & Wernesjö Ulrika (in press 2016) Belonging and participation in liminality. Unaccompanied children in Finland and Sweden. Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research.
  4. Kaukko Mervi (2015) Participation in and beyond liminalities. Action research with unaccompanied asylum-seeking girls. Article-based dissertation in Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. E, Scientiae rerum socialium, University of Oulu.
  5. Kaukko Mervi (2016). Turvapaikanhakijatyttöjen, maahanmuuttotutkimuksen ja tutkijan ristikkäiset matkat. Lectio praecursoria,  Nuorisotutkimus 3-4/2015.
  6. Bauloz, C, Blaszczyk, A., Borrelli, LM, Jablonowski, K, Kaukko, M., Marshall, E, Montgomery, S. & Mavin, R. (2016) The right to live, learn and work in Europe: Migration policy as an opportunity for civic inclusion. Foundation for European Progressive Studies, Research Papers (online).
  7. Kaukko Mervi (in press) The CRC of Unaccompanied Children in Finland. International Journal of Children's Rights.
  8. Kaukko Mervi & Parkkila Helena (2014) Nykyajan totaaliset laitokset tyttöjen suojelijoina. Teoksessa Gissler ym. (toim.) Nuoruus toisin sanoen. Nuorten Elinolot-vuosikirja 2014. Helsinki, Nuorisotutkimusverkosto & THL.
  9. Kaukko Mervi (2014) Kaukko M (2014) Ehjempään aikuisuuteen osallistavan kasvatuksen keinoin. Teoksessa Heikkilä E (toim.) Haavoittuvasta lapsuudesta ehjään aikuisuuteen. Turku, Siirtolaisuusinstituutti/Institute of Migration: 103-116.
  10. Kaukko Mervi (2013). 'We have to learn for ourselves' Participation of unaccompanied minors in a Finnish reception center. In Siirtolaisuus-Migration supplement "Unaccompanied Refugee Minors".
  11. Kaukko Mervi (2013) 'Everyday choices, meaningful activities and reliable adults. Diverse paths to empowerment of unaccompanied asylum-seeking girls. In Törrönen et al. (eds.): Empowering Social Work: Research & Practice, Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education, Helsinki

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