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Strength Under Duress: Community Responses to Children’s Needs

Geoff Foster, Nathan Nshakira, and Nigel Taylor

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the role of communities in the support of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To the extent to which they are capable, communities ... More


Education in a Pandemic: The Needs of School-aged Children

Xiaoming Li and Yan Guo

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Children’s life chances are dramatically shaped by the extent to which they succeed in school. Because of this, it is crucial for programs to be able to support the successful school entry of ... More


Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Jody Heymann, Lorraine Sherr, and Rachel Kidman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Each year, over a quarter of a million children die of AIDS. Another 2 million children currently live with HIV, most in sub-Saharan Africa. Millions more are affected when AIDS enters their families ... More


Choices and Consequences: Should Resources Be Directed Toward AIDS-affected Children or Poor Families? Targeting Choices, Methods, and Evidence

Michelle Adato

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines whether social assistance programs should be targeted. It asks whether and who to target, and addresses the technical, ethical, and political questions involved in targeting ... More


Meeting the Essential Needs of All Children

Jody Heymann, Lorraine Sherr, and Rachel Kidman

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides figures on the scale of the problem of children affected by AIDS. It details the impact on children infected and affected by the disease, and describes the different ways in ... More


Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Julia Brannen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book contributes to the understanding of care and care work in children's services in Britain in the early twenty-first century. It provides insights into the factors that influence why people ... More


Online Child Sexual Victimisation

Corinne May-Chahal and Emma Kelly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447354505
eISBN:
9781447354512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354505.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Focusing on online-facilitated sexual abuse, this book takes a rigorous approach to existing literature to address some of the most pressing public and policy questions on this type of abuse. The ... More


Adversity and poverty

Morag C. Treanor

in Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter nine looks at the children who are particularly vulnerable and who are at increased risk of living in poverty. Some of these children are living outwith the protection of family and ... More


Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Morag C. Treanor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Child poverty is rising across affluent western societies and how it is measured is vital to how governments act to prevent, alleviate or eliminate it. While the roots of childhood poverty are ... More


Namibia

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Namibia (population 1.95 million) is a country in Southern Africa bordering the South Atlantic Ocean that covers an area of 825, 418 km2. Home-based care provides the only service approximating to ... More


Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Kristen E. Cheney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The African HIV/AIDS pandemic has defined the childhoods of an entire generation. Many children have lost their parents to AIDS while HIV-infected children are now surviving thanks to life-saving ... More


The Social Protection Policy Responses in the Primary and Secondary Education Sector during the Crisis Period

Evengelista Mudzonga

in Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment: The Political Economy of Zimbabwe, 1980–2008

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747505
eISBN:
9780191810442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747505.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the social protection response that the government of Zimbabwe enacted in the education sector to cushion vulnerable groups—especially the Basic Education Assistance Module ... More


Introduction

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the rationale for the book and then lays out the main conceptual and methodological considerations utilized in the study of AIDS orphanhood, including critical children’s ... More


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