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Research papers on Somalis

Alitolppa-Natiimo, A. (2002). The generation In-between: Somali youth and schooling in metropolitan Helsinki. Intercultural Education, 13, p. 275-290.

Andriessen, I., & Phalet, K. (2002). Acculturation and school success: A study among minority youth in the Netherlands. Intercultural Education, 13, 21-36.

Arshad, R., & Norris, C. (2001). School peer relationships of ‘minority’ children in Scotland. Child: Care, Health and Development, 27, 133-148.

Bacchus, N., Birman, D., & Trickett, E.J. (2001). Somali Refugee Youth in Maryland: Needs Assessment. Report prepared for The Maryland Office for New Americans. Maryland Department of Human Resources (November)

Birman, D., Trickett, E., & Bacchus, N.  (2001).  Somali refugee youth in Maryland: Needs assessment.  Retrieved 15 February, 2003,

Dyedahl, R., & Hundeide, K. (1998). Childhood in the Somali context: Mothers’ and children’s ideas about childhood and parenthood. Psychology and Developing Societies, 10, 131-145.

Halstead, M. (1994). Between two cultures? Muslim children in a western liberal society. Children & Society, 312-326.

Kahin, M. H. (1997). Educating Somali children in Britain. Oakhill, Staffordshire: Trentham Books.

Masney, D., & Ghahremani-Ghajar, S-S. (1999). Weaving multiple literacies: Somali children and their teachers in the context of school culture. Language, Culture and Curriculum, 12, 72-93

McGown, R. B. (1999). Muslims in the Diaspora: The Somali communities of London and Toronto. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Tarazi, N. (1995). The child in Islam: A Muslim parent’s handbook. Burr Ridge, IL: American Trust Publications.

Wilkinson, L. (2002). Factors influencing the academic success of refugee youth in Canada. Journal of Youth Studies, 5, 173-193.

Zine, J. (2001). Muslim youth in Canadian schools: Education and the politics of    religious identity. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 32, 399-423