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African childhoods :

Additional authors: Ensor, Marisa O.
Published by : Palgrave Macmillan, (New York :) Physical details: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN:9781137024695 (hbk. : alk. paper). Year: 2012 List(s) this item appears in: Books On South Sudan | Sudan books
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Includes bibliographical reference and index.

Introduction: African childhoods: education, development, and peacebuilding in the youngest continent / Marisa O. Ensor -- The political economy of child survival in Africa: agency, labor and subsistence -- Are the barrels empty?: are the children any safer?: child domestic labor and servitude in Ghana / C. Nana Derby -- Matches but no fire: street children and the state in Dares Salaam, Tanzania / Claire M. Wagner, Emmanuely D. Lyimo,& Steven Lwendo -- Youth agency and survival strategies in Sierra Leone's post-war informal economy / John Idriss Lahai -- Turkana children's contributions to subsistence and household ecology in Kenya / Tammy Y. Watkins -- The social context of African children: kinship, hardship, and community -- Children who take care of other children in the suburbs of Maputo, Mozambique / Elena Colonna -- Seen but not heard: African orphanhood as lived experience / Kristen E. Cheney -- Militarization, generational conflict, and the Eritrean refugee crisis / Tricia M. Redeker Hepner -- The human capital of African children: youth voices and schooling in the youngest continent -- Representing youth: school dramas and youth authority in Ghana / Cati Coe -- Conceptualizing the child: an analysis of early childhood care and education policy in Tanzania / Bethany C. Wilinski -- Striving for knowledge and dignity: young Quranic students in Kano, Nigeria / Hannah Hoechner -- African children as political actors: child-inclusive views on peacebuilding and social change -- Dinka youth and the culture of formal schooling in post-conflict South Sudan / Andrew I. Epstein -- Educating postconflict societies: lessons from Rwanda and Liberia / Francis E. Godwyll & Siphokazi Magadla -- Our voice: public health and youths' communication for social change in Senegal / Laurel J. Felt & Alexandre Rideau -- Painting a picture of expressive arts therapy for war-affected youth in Northern Uganda / Julia R. Hanebrink & Alanya J. Smith -- Conclusions -- The next generation of African children / Marisa O. Ensor.

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