Noureddine Khaled : adolescent harragas : risking one’s life as the sole means of self-fulfillment

By means of some statistics, this article will first present the social and socio-economic components of harragas, young North African migrants who try to reach the shores of Europe. Secondly, a study of their families and their environment will attempt to identify the factors leading to these individual journeys, with emphasis on the notions of risk-taking and quest for self.

Adolescence, 2013, T. 31, n°3, pp. 699-709.