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Work in children's lives in Ethiopia: examples from Young Lives communities

Abstract:

The role and value of child work are under scrutiny as never before in Ethiopia, as elsewhere, where the rapid expansion of formal schooling, as well as broader social, political and economic changes, bring into sharp relief competing definitions of what a ‘good childhood’ should look like for this generation of children. Although working from a young age was historically considered a normal part of childhood and of socialisation processes, this view is being challenged by current policies wh...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Author, Editor

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Editor
Publisher:
OSSREA Publisher's website
Host title:
Children's Work and Labour in East Africa: Social Context and Implications for Policy
Place of publication:
Addis Ababa
Publication date:
2015-06-01
Source identifiers:
647963
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pubs:647963
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uuid:373a3f31-c271-484e-9f0f-cf659d9806b3
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pubs:647963
Deposit date:
2016-10-05

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