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Vulnerable children : global challenges in education, health, well-being

Author: Deborah J Johnson; DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga; Robert K Hitchcock
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Springer, ©2013.
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Covering millions of young victims of war, poverty and disease, who are deprived of home, family and basic human rights, this book analyzes current intervention programs and identifies challenges  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vulnerable children.
[S.l.] : Springer, 2013
(OCoLC)825754577
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah J Johnson; DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga; Robert K Hitchcock
ISBN: 9781461467809 1461467802
OCLC Number: 841821217
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 278 pages)
Contents: Dilemmas of Rights-Based Approaches to Child Well-Being in an African Cultural Context --
Undefended Children in the Classroom? Looking at Textbooks, Cultural Difference, and Other Aspects of Indigenous Education in Mexico --
The Nyae Nyae Village Schools Project: Indigenous Community-Based Education in Namibia --
Poverty and Minority Children's Education in the USA: Case Study of a Sudanese Refugee Family --
Boodja Marr Karl: A Whole-Community Approach to Aboriginal Education: The Development of a Cultural Framework for Aboriginal Participation in Education and Schooling --
Self-Perceptions of Relations with Parents, Attitudes Toward School, and Delinquency Among African-American, Caribbean American, and Ghanaian Adolescents --
Child Labor: A Child Development Perspective --
Vulnerable Children? The Heterogeneity of Young Children's Experiences in Kenya and Brazil --
Child Labor and Child Well-Being: The Case of Children in Marine Fishing in Ghana --
A World Tour of Selected Intervention Programs for Children of a Parent witha Psychiatric Illness --
Sudanese Refugee Youth: Resilience Among Undefended Children --
When All the Children Are Left Behind: An Exploration of Fosterage of Owambo Orphans in Namibia, Africa --
Malawi's Orphans: The Role of Transnational Humanitarian Organizations --
Indigenous Children's Rights and Well-Being: Perspectives from Central and Southern Africa --
Traditional Religion, Social Structure, and Children's Rights in Ghana: The Making of a Trokosi Child --
Defending and Nurturing Childhood in Media, Public, and Policy Discourses: Lessons from UNICEF's Juanita Communication Initiative in Colombia --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Deborah J. Johnson, DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga, Robert K. Hitchcock, Editors.

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