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Child labor : a global view

Author: Cathryne L Schmitz; Elizabeth KimJin Traver; Desi Larson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: World view of social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The conditions and issues of child labor are explored in a survey of 15 countries. Annotation. An unprecedented number of children around the world are working today. This volume is a must-have, up-to-date survey for student research. In the 15 examined countries, poverty, lack of education, gender inequity, the demands of the global marketplace, and easy sex tourism are key factors contributing to the child labor  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathryne L Schmitz; Elizabeth KimJin Traver; Desi Larson
ISBN: 0313322775 9780313322778
OCLC Number: 53077117
Description: viii, 221 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Bangladesh / Shelley Feldman and Desi Larson --
Brazil / Elizabeth KimJin Traver --
China / Xiaojun Tong and Shizhen Lu --
The Dominican Republic / B.J. Bryson and Tina Bryson --
Georgia / Nona Tsotseria --
Guatemala / David Keys and Adam DeFayette --
Honduras / Raul Zelaya and Desi Larson --
India / Desi Larson --
Iran / Reza Jalali --
Mexico / David Carey Jr. --
South Africa / Catherine Stakeman --
South Korea / Elizabeth KimJin Traver --
Thailand / Lacey Sloan --
The United States / Pamela Pieris --
Zimbabwe / Otrude Moyo.
Series Title: World view of social issues.
Responsibility: edited by Cathryne L. Schmitz, Elizabeth KimJin Traver, and Desi Larson.

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