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Child labor

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There is no agreed definition of “child labor” because the concept is a culturally relative construct, operable primarily in the original English and lost in translation to most other languages. Thus, “child labor” carries different meanings or connotations. In the social sciences, the term usually refers to work that is in some way harmful to children or impedes their development. There is also a legal definition of the term to refer to work that is undertaken below the minimum age set for e...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Pages:
3
Host title:
Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
Publication date:
2015-10-26
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9781405165518
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pubs:642728
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uuid:41b65c60-9e2d-4c5c-8d96-8004590b7b3f
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pubs:642728
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2016-09-14

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