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Decolonizing childhoods : from exclusion to dignity

Decolonizing childhoods : from exclusion to dignity

Author: Manfred Liebel
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago : Ill. : Policy press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Uses a wide range of international case studies form the Global South to examine the stark repercussions of colonial conquest on children's lives and childhood policy today. Liebel shows the work  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred Liebel
ISBN: 9781447356424 144735642X 9781447356431 1447356438
OCLC Number: 1240347449
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-268) and index.
Description: 1 vol. (vi, 277 pages) ; 24 cm.
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionPart I ~ How to Understand Childhoods in the Postcolonial ContextChildhoods From Postcolonial PerspectivesColonialism and Colonization of ChildhoodsPostcolonial Theories From the Global SouthPart II ~ Children Under Colonial and Postcolonial RuleState violence against children in British Empire and settler coloniesRacist civilization of children in Latin AmericaPitfalls of postcolonial education and child policies in Africa Part III ~ Children's Rights and the Decolonization of ChildhoodsPostcolonial Dilemmas of Children's RightsBeyond Paternalism: Plea for the De-Paternalization of Children's Protection and ParticipationSocial Movements of Children As Citizenship From BelowEpilogue: Childhoods and Children's Rights Beyond Postcolonial Paternalism
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