Childhood deployed : remaking child soldiers in Sierra Leone (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Childhood deployed : remaking child soldiers in Sierra Leone

Author: Susan Shepler
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Childhood Deployed examines the reintegration of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone. Based on eighteen months of participant-observer ethnographic fieldwork and ten years of follow-up research, the book argues that there is a fundamental disconnect between the Western idea of the child soldier and the individual lived experiences of the child soldiers of Sierra Leone. Susan Shepler contends that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Enquêtes
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Shepler
ISBN: 9780814724965 0814724965 9780814770252 0814770258
OCLC Number: 892897780
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-209 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures and Tables List of Acronyms Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Youth in Sierra Leone 2. Child Protection Deployed 3. Learning "Child Soldier" across Contexts 4. Informal Reintegrators, Communities, and NGOs 5. Distinctions in the Population of "Child Soldiers": RUF and CDF, Boys and Girls Conclusion Notes ReferencesIndex About the Author
Responsibility: Susan Shepler.

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Examines the reintegration of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone. Based on 18 months of participant-observer ethnographic fieldwork and ten years of follow-up research, this book argues that there  Read more...

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Essential reading for everyone who cares about the reintegration of young people who have associated with armed forces or groups. With the eye of a skilled anthropologist, Susan Shepler illuminates Read more...

 
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