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Title Vulnerable children : global challenges in education, health, well-being, and child rights / Deborah J. Johnson, DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga, Robert K. Hitchcock, editors.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer, [2013]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SPRINGER    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Cultural Empowerment and Self Determination. Dilemmas of Rights-Based Approaches to Child Well-Being in an African Cultural Context / A. Bame Nsamenang -- Undefended Children in the Classroom? Looking at Textbooks, Cultural Difference, and Other Aspects of Indigenous Education in Mexico / Jill R. Gnade-Muñoz -- The Nyae Nyae Village Schools Project: Indigenous Community-Based Education in Namibia / Megan Biesele -- Education and Schooling Experiences. Poverty and Minority Children's Education in the USA: Case Study of a Sudanese Refugee Family / Guofang Li -- Boodja Marr Karl: A Whole-Community Approach to Aboriginal Education--The Development of a Cultural Framework for Aboriginal Participation in Education and Schooling / Simon Forrest -- Self-Perceptions of Relations with Parents, Attitudes Toward School, and Delinquency Among African-American, Caribbean American, and Ghanaian Adolescents / Beverly C. Sealey -- Health and Well Being. Child Labor: A Child Development Perspective / DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga -- Vulnerable Children? The Heterogeneity of Young Children's Experiences in Kenya and Brazil / Jonathan R. H. Tudge, Cesar A. Piccinini, Tania M. Sperb -- Child Labor and Child Well-Being: The Case of Children in Marine Fishing in Ghana / Emmanuel K. Adusei Agbényiga -- A World Tour of Selected Intervention Programs for Children of a Parent with a Psychiatric Illness / Joanne Riebschleger -- Child Security: Orphans and Fosterage. Sudanese Refugee Youth: Resilience Among Undefended Children / Laura Bates, Tom Luster, Deborah J. Johnson, Desiree Baolian Qin -- When All the Children Are Left Behind: An Exploration of Fosterage of Owambo Orphans in Namibia, Africa / Jill Brown -- Malawi's Orphans: The Role of Transnational Humanitarian Organizations / Andrea Freidus, Anne Ferguson -- Children's Rights. Indigenous Children's Rights and Well-Being: Perspectives from Central and Southern Africa / Robert K. Hitchcock -- Traditional Religion, Social Structure, and Children's Rights in Ghana: The Making of a Trokosi Child / Robert Kwame Ame -- Defending and Nurturing Childhood in Media, Public, and Policy Discourses: Lessons from UNICEF's Juanita Communication Initiative in Colombia / Arvind Singhal -- Epilogue / DeBrenna LaFa Agbényiga, Deborah J. Johnson.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Social Conditions.
Psychology, Child.
Child Welfare.
Age Factors.
Children -- Social conditions.
Child psychology.
Well-being -- Age factors.
Child psychology. (OCoLC)fst00854540
Children -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00855145
Well-being -- Age factors. (OCoLC)fst01765868
Indexed Term Public health.
Maternal and infant welfare.
Social policy.
Social work.
Developmental psychology.
Child and School Psychology.
Maternal and Child Health.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Johnson, Deborah J. (Deborah Jean), 1958-
Agbényiga, DeBrenna LaFa, 1971-
Hitchcock, Robert K.
ISBN 9781461467809 (electronic bk.)
1461467802 (electronic bk.)
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