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Abandoned children : anthropological and historical perspectives

Author: Catherine Panter-Brick; Malcolm T Smith
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book attempts to show that the presentations of 'abandoned' children tend to take for granted ethnocentric ideas about what children can and should do, and what their relationship should be with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Panter-Brick; Malcolm T Smith
ISBN: 0521772761 9780521772761 0521775558 9780521775557
OCLC Number: 499092713
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface Judith Ennew; 1. Nobody's children? A reconsideration of child abandonment Catherine Panter-Brick; 2. Circulation of children in eighteenth-century Portugal Isabel dos Guimaraes Sa; 3. The lives of foundlings in nineteenth-century Italy David I. Kertzer; 4. Modelling the economic and human costs of foundling care in the Azores Malcolm T. Smith; 5. Five centuries of foundling history in Florence: changing patterns of abandonment, care, and mortality Pier Paulo Viazzo, Maria Bortolotto and Andre Zanotto; 6. Child indoctrination in the Greek civil war and child welfare policy Eftihia Voutira and Aigli Bourskou; 7. Children separated from their families in the Mozambique war Helen Charnley; 8. A psychological perspective of 'abandoned' and 'abandoning' street children Angela Veale, Max Taylor and Carol Linehan; 9. In search of Brazil's street children Tobias Hecht; 10. A comparative perspective on abandonment in Nepal Rachel Baker and Catherine Panter-Brick; 11. Abandonment and child prostitution in a Thai slum community Heather Montgomery; 12. Seen but not heard: refugee children and models of intervention Rachel Hinton; 13. Children of protracted exile: where do we belong? Mia Flores-Borquez.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Panter-Brick and Malcolm T. Smith.

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'I recommend a full and careful reading of this volume to all those interested in research and intervention with children in difficult circumstances.' Jill E. Korbin, Journal of the Royal Read more...

 
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