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Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Kamal Fahmi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Street children—abandoned or runaway children living on their own—can be found in cities all over the world, and their numbers are growing despite numerous international programs aimed at helping ... More


Child Labor

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Reasons for children to engage in labor are discussed including poverty, gender roles and political conflict. Types of labor examined include street children, working on farms, in factories or mines, ... More


The Beginning

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter describes the beginning, exploratory phase of the process in which street ethnography constituted the bulk of street work aiming at elucidating some of the realities of street children ... More


Conceptual Framework

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter looks at the realities of street children and street life, and presents the conceptual framework that was developed in conjunction with them.


Children in and of the Street

Kristin M. Ferguson

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a global overview of children in and of the street. It then describes frameworks to guide policymakers and social work professionals in working with street children. It ... More


Dualism in Latin America and the Caribbean

Eileen Stillwaggon

in AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter applies the lessons of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa to Latin America and the Caribbean. Economic and biological factors are important determinants of HIV transmission. Poverty, ... More


Continuation of the Story

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter looks at the conceptual framework that was used to inform the progression of the PAR process.


Becoming Visible Through the Lens of Violence: The Social Exclusion of Youth in Brazil

Clary Milnitsky

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter provides an account of the major factors that lead a large percentage of Brazilian youth to take up life on the streets, a place where they become highly vulnerable to violence and ... More


Street Work

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides available knowledge regarding a community organizing practice called “street work” that is little known and poorly understood with a meager and often sporadic and sketchy ... More


The Image of Lost Freedom

Mathew Thomson

in Lost Freedom: The Landscape of the Child and the British Post-War Settlement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677481
eISBN:
9780191757006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677481.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter suggests that photography provides us with a powerful reminder of the presence of children in the streets and spaces of our cities in the middle of the twentieth century. However, it ... More


The relevance of subjective well-being to social policies: optimal experience and tailored intervention

Antonella Delle Fave and Fausto Massimini

in The Science of Well-Being

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567523
eISBN:
9780191693670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567523.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter deals with the implications of studies on subjective well-being in the fields of psychology, health, and social sciences. The knowledge derived from such studies enabled the creation of ... More


Impacts and Concluding Commentary

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents the impact of this process at the individual, collective, and policy levels, and ends with a discussion of some methodological considerations and unresolved issues.


Poverty, Risk, and Resilience: The Case of Street-Involved Youth

Silvia H. Koller, Juliana Prates Santana, and Marcela Raffaelli

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter aims to present a selective review that can be used to identify some contradictions about street life; once recognized, this knowledge may be used to inform interventions and social ... More


Dorothy Tennant (Lady Stanley)

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Dorothy Tennant (Lady Stanley), a successful printmaker and portrait and genre painter. She specialized in depicting children, especially poor and ragged children. Her enormous ... More


Children in the Streets: Urban Governance in Cape Town City Center

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyzes neoliberal governance in the urban core, where street children have emerged as central subjects. It explains categories and vocabularies of neoliberal governance on how the ... More


A Genealogy of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Ashleigh Barnes

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores particular children that are marginalized, ignored, and/or stigmatized by the Convention of the Rights of the Child’s (CRC’s) designation of a particular childhood as normative. ... More


Neorealist Narratives

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter outlines how documentary and realist styles coalesced as a form of documentario narrativo in the Italian neorealist movement – the major new paradigm of slum representation which, ... More


Imaging Caio

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes Cairo, Egypt and evaluates the most common type of imaging to which Cairo is subject. It aims to inform the reader that there are numerous ways Cairo can be taken and observed, ... More


Judith Ennew

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this interview with Dr Judith Ennew, undertaken shortly before her untimely death in Kuala Lumpur in October 2013, Judith Ennew offers a potted history of her work from 1979 onwards as an ... More


“Their own way of having power”: Female Adolescent Prostitutes’ Strategies of Resistance in Cape Town, South Africa

Zosa De Sas Kropiwnicki

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores apartheid's enduring legacy of inequality on the lives of South African adolescent sex workers. Drawing on the results of a survey of twenty-four adolescent prostitutes and ... More


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