Children's Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the Field by M. DenovChildren's Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the Field by M. Denov

Children's Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the Field

EditorM. Denov, R. Maclure, C. Kathryn

Hardcover | May 25, 2011

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A timely examination of the plight of children and youths in developing nations. The chapters strike a balance between diagnostic analysis of the conditions of risk, with prescriptive ideas for approaching and intervening with marginalized children.
MYRIAM DENOV Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at McGill University, Canada. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Commonwealth Scholar. She is the author of Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front (Cambridge University Press).RICHARD MACLURE Professor in the Faculty of Educa...
Title:Children's Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the FieldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pagesPublished:May 25, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230606822

ISBN - 13:9780230606821


Table of Contents

PART I: CHILDREN AND INSTITUTIONAL CARE Home Truths: Children's Rights in Institutional Care in Sri Lanka; D.Seneviratne & F.Mariam Juvenile Justice in São Paulo, Brazil: Violence and Denied Opportunities; J.D. McLennan, F.D. Rigato, & I.A.S.Bordin Children in Institutional and Alternative Care in Viet Nam: A Review of Current Policy and Practice; J.Bergeron & S.Tanaka PART II: CHILD LABOR, VIOLENCE AND EXPLOITATION Child Laborers in the Bolivian Mining Sector: Exploring Children's Experiences and Perspectives; J.Albarracin-Jordan  & T.Bouchard Breaking the Silence: The Voices of Girls Forcibly Involved in Armed Conflict in Angola; V.Stavrou Addressing Youth Violence and Aggression in Colombia: Examining Community-wide Prevention Initiative; L.F.Duque, M.Ungar, & B.Caicedo PART III: CHILD RIGHTS, EDUCATION AND PARTICIPATION: The Dynamics of Youth Participation: Insights From Research Fieldwork with Female Youth in Senegal; R.Maclure From Education to Equality? Bolivian Adolescent Males' Understanding of Gender Equality in the Wake of Sensitivity Workshops; C.Gervais PART IV: COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACHES TO CHILD RIGHTS AND PROTECTION The Wayo Programme in Northern Uganda: Building on Traditional Assets in Supporting Acholi Young Women and Girls in the Context of War and HIV; S.Patel, P.Spittal, H.Muyinda, G.Oyat, & N.Sewankambo Rethinking the Orphan Crisis: Community-based Responses to Orphan Care in Malawi; L.Riley & E.Lupafya The Fluctuations of Child Worker Support: A Study of Female Domestic Workers in Senegal; D.Lavan & R.Maclure Circles of Care: Community-Based Child Protection in South Africa; P.Cook & L.duToit

Editorial Reviews

Children's Rights and International Development sets the bar high for collaborative research on young people's rights. This well-written book offers powerful insights into the dynamics of children's welfare and rights across the world. Children's Rights and International Development is a valuable addition to accounts of how human rights can produce significant changes for vulnerable groups. Brian K. Gran, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University