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Ruth Evans

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420220

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.001.0001

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Resilience and impacts of young people’s care work within the school and wider community

Resilience and impacts of young people’s care work within the school and wider community

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(p.175) Seven Resilience and impacts of young people’s care work within the school and wider community
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Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS
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Ruth Evans

Saul Becker

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0007

This chapter discusses resilience and impacts of children's care work in families affected by HIV/AIDS within the domains of the school and wider community. It explores the ways that children and parents/relatives with HIV draw on social ties, networks, and informal safety nets in the school environment and community in order to deal with household crisis and mitigate their vulnerability.

Keywords:   resilience, children's care work, HIV/AIDS, wider community, social ties, informal safety nets, household crisis

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