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The child and the world : child-soldiers and the claim for progress

Author: Jana Tabak
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press. copyright 2020
Series: Studies in security and international affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"However unthinkable child-soldiers may be within a generalized conception of childhood, they are not imaginary figures; rather, they are a constant in almost every armed conflict around the world. The participation of children in wars may question the idea of childhood as a "once-upon-a-time story with a happy and predictable ending," disrupting the (natural) idea of a protected and innocent childhood and also  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jana Tabak
ISBN: 9780820356396 0820356395 9780820356402 0820356409
OCLC Number: 1227469342
Description: 1 vol. (xiii-168 pages) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Studies in security and international affairs.
Responsibility: Jana Tabak.

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Using the perspectives of both childhood studies and critical approaches to international relations, Jana Tabak explores the constructions of child-soldiers as ""children at risk"" and, at the same  Read more...

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