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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


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


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


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


Social work and the attachment story: a felicitous bond?

Sue White, Matthew Gibson, David Wastell, and Patricia Walsh

in Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336914
eISBN:
9781447336969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336914.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the symbiotic relationship between child welfare professional practice, social work in particular, and the ascent of attachment theory. The development of social work had ... More


Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Kay Biesel, Judith Masson, Nigel Parton, and Tarja Pösö (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This comprehensive international study provides a cross-national analysis of different understandings of errors and mistakes in child protection practice and lessons to avoid and handle them, using ... More


Practising attachment theory in child welfare

Sue White, Matthew Gibson, David Wastell, and Patricia Walsh

in Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336914
eISBN:
9781447336969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336914.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how attachment theory is used, or not, in professional practice and decision making. Attachment theory is now a standard subject on social work qualifying programmes and many ... More


The level-headed approach on errors and mistakes in Dutch child protection: an individual duty or a shared responsibility?

Kirti Zeijlmans, Tom van Yperen, and Mónica López López

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The leading discourse in the Netherlands on errors and mistakes is focused on cases that have resulted in fatal injuries. These have shocked the nation, sparked debate and inspired change. In the ... More


Errors and mistakes in child protection: an unspoken issue in Italy?

Teresa Bertotti

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The issue of errors and mistakes in child protection is very rarely addressed explicitly in Italy There have been few public scandals of unprotected children or situations ‘denounced’ to the media by ... 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


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


Childhoods and children’s rights beyond postcolonial paternalism

Manfred Liebel

in Decolonizing Childhoods: From Exclusion to Dignity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356400
eISBN:
9781447356448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356400.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The epilogue summarizes the manifestations of postcolonial paternalism towards children and a particular use of children's rights. It shows how an anti-paternalist child rights policy can contribute ... More


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

Emir Estrada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Kids at Work is the first book to look at the participation of child street vendors in the United States. The children portrayed in this book are the children of undocumented Latinx immigrants who ... More


The reform of child and family social work

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the development of the Coalition and Conservative Governments’ reform programme for child and family social work. Initially, the new Conservative children’s minister Tim ... 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


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


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