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Title:Not just a victim: the child as catalyst and witness of contemporary Africa
Editors:Evers, SandraISNI
Notermans, CatrienISNI
Ommering, Erik vanISNI
Year:2011
ISSN:1570-9310
Issue:20
Pages:275
Language:English
Series:Afrika-Studiecentrum series
City:Leiden
Publisher:Brill
ISBN:9789004205222; 9789004204003
Geographic terms:Africa
Cape Verde
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Ethiopia
Kenya
Mauritius
Morocco
Namibia
Subjects:children
orphans
street children
child labour
child development
refugees
return migration
family
conference papers (form)
2008
Link:http://hdl.handle.net/1887/31974
Abstract:The papers in this volume were originally presented at the conference 'African children in focus: a paradigm shift in methodology and theory', organized by the Netherlands African Studies Association in 2008. Contributions: Ethnographies of children in Africa: moving beyond stereotypical representations and paradigms (Sandra J.T.M. Evers, Catrien Notermans & Erik van Ommering); Bending the generational rules: agency of children and young people in 'child-headed' households (Diana van Dijk); Using a 'kids club method' to understand experiences of children orphaned by AIDS in north-central Namibia (Mienke van der Brug); Understanding children's well-being and transitions through the life course: a case from Ethiopia (Yisak Tafere); Kinning in the imagination: perceptions of kinship and family history among Chagossian children in Mauritius (Sandra J.T.M. Evers); From home to the street: children's street-ward migration in Cape Verde (Lorenzo I. Bordonaro); Gendered work and schooling in rural Ethiopia: exploring working children's perspectives (Tatek Abebe); In between the Netherlands and Morocco: 'home' and belonging of Dutch Moroccan return migrants and abandoned children in northeast Morocco (June de Bree, Oka Storms & Edien Bartels); The learning experiences of refugee and asylum-seeker children: a model for meaningful learning (Cilel Smith); Reconceptualising child protection interventions in situations of chronic conflict: North Kivu, DRC (Claudia Seymour); Agency, resilience and the psychosocial well-being of caregiving children: experiences from Western Kenya (Morten Skovdal). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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