A Will of Their Own

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Working Children

Manfred Liebel

A Will of Their Own

Manfred Liebel

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336 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781842773499 Published October 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface
Introduction
1. Working children's movements in Africa, Latin America, and Asia
2. Children's work from the perspective of social research: an international stock-taking
3. The working child has a will of its own: subject oriented and participative research on children's work in Latin America
4. Childhood and worn in non-Western cultures: the fruits of ethnological and anthropological research
5. Working children in Europe - loss or new perspectives of childhood?
6. Working children and adolescents in the USA - juggling school and work
7. Work and play in the lives of children: reflections on an unfortunate separation and possible connections
8. The economic exploitation of children: towards a subject-oriented praxis
9. How working children resist exploitation and strive to share decisions about their work: experiences and examples from various continents and periods
10. Ways to self-determined children's work? The significance and problems of educationally conceived work projects
11. Thoughts on a subject-orinted theory of working children
Bibliography
Index
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