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An overview of child labour statistics

Charita L. Castro

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of child labour data by discussing the historical context of data on children's work; available child labour data definitions; methodologies and sources; global ... More


Understanding the health effects of child labour

David L. Parker, Anaclaudia G. Fassa,, and Thomas J. Scanlon

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Child work is a continuum, and there is no clear demarcation of when work moves from a positive experience to a harmful one. In spite of the risks posed by many forms of work, for large numbers of ... More


Child labour and health: Changing the future

Anaclaudia G. Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter summarizes the key findings that have emerged from an examination of a rights-oriented public health model of child labour. It considers what comprises appropriate child work and makes ... More


Child Labor and Work

Dennis J. Ritchie

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/9780195333619.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a discussion of the problem of child labor and efforts to reduce and eliminate it across global, national, and local levels. It then discusses how the holistic, ecosystemic ... More


The child labour–education–health connection

David Post

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter first discusses the relationship between education and child labour, then, the evidence for a health-benefit from school participation. It reviews the strategies used by governments and ... More


Credit, Provision, and Worth

ALEXANDRA SHEPARD

in Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299348
eISBN:
9780191716614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299348.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Focusing on debt litigation, this chapter confirms the extent to which male status was competitively gauged. Patriarchal imperatives of male provision and self-sufficient mastery were regularly ... More


Shrinking the space between people

Di Stubbs

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Having a good face-to-face and person-to-person connection will always be hailed as the cornerstone of child bereavement work. Although bereavement services have developed and grown rapidly over the ... More


Regulated Night

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the introduction of reform to protect children from the negative influence of the night life in American cities during the late 1800s and early 1900s. It explains that ... More


Resilience and impacts of care work for individual young people and their families

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter draws on the concept of resilience in examining the effects of children's care work for individual children and young people, focusing on their emotional well being, health and welfare, ... More


Children’s and young people’s care work in households affected by HIV and AIDS

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses young people's everyday caring responsibilities within households affected by HIV/AIDS in both the global North and South. It highlights similarities and differences between ... More


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

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

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 ... More


“Maybe the Picture Will Tell You”: Methods for Hearing Children’s Perspectives on Religion

Susan B. Ridgely

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter outlines a methodology for child-centered ethnographic work in both Catholic parishes and evangelical Christian homes and churches, which includes observing, participating, and ... More


Child Labor

Francesco Cinnirella and Gianni Toniolo

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Child involvement in economic activity is pervasive in today’s less developed countries—over 260 million working children according to the latest reliable estimates. The evidence available suggests ... More


Introduction: Working with la Familia

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The introduction sets the context for the study of street vending children who work side by side with their undocumented parents in Los Angeles. This chapter outlines the various strategies the ... More


Epilogue: on developing empowering child welfare systems and the welfare research needed to create them

Keith Pringle

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews what is believed as the major future challenges facing research, policy and practice in the field of child and family social work, not only in the Nordic countries but also ... More


Making a Living Together: Communal Family Obligation Code and Economic Empathy

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 4 shows the children's resiliency that results from experiencing their parents’ position of oppression, which helps prevent an authority shift in favor of the children. Consequently, the ... More


Declining educational standards

N. J. Mackintosh

in Cyril Burt: Fraud or Framed?

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523369
eISBN:
9780191688898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523369.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Burt frequently pointed out that the average IQ of middle-class children might be, indeed was, higher than that of working-class children, but the fact that there were so many more of the latter than ... More


“If I Don’t Help Them, Who Will?”: The Working Life

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides the readers with a clear sense of what is physically involved in this line of work for children and parents. The chapter describes what children do on a typical day, what kinds ... More


Working Side by Side: Intergenerational Family Dynamics

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter challenges segmented assimilation theory by looking at parent–child work relations. Unlike the parents in this study, all of the children I interviewed speak English and are familiar ... More


Conclusion: “So, Are You Saying Children Should Work?”

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The conclusion tackles an important and controversial question rooted in our normative and privileged notions of childhood life: Should children work to help support the family? In answering this ... More


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