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Childhood in South Asia : Research in Global Child Advocacy - Jyotsna Pattnaik

Childhood in South Asia

Research in Global Child Advocacy

By: Jyotsna Pattnaik (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9781593110208
Number Of Pages: 300

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A study of childhood in South Asia, this work addresses topics including the psychosocial concerns of children in Kabul, Afghanistan; Pakistani Punjabi Christian children in an urban low-income settlement; and the effects of insurgency, poverty and politicization of education in Nepal.

Introduction : rethinking children and childhood in South Asia
Caught between a crocodile and a snake : childhood in a Rohingya refugee camp, Bangladeshp. 1
Understanding childhood disability in Indiap. 19
Mad dogs and traffic jams : the psychosocial concerns of children in Kabul, Afghanistanp. 55
Reaching the unreached : early childhood care and education interventions in indiap. 81
Sri Lankan child's optimal growth and development : early care in exceptional circumstancesp. 113
Ensuring infant and maternal health in India : toward convergence of family care with formal health carep. 135
A critical examination of the status of the female child in Pakistanp. 175
Children : broken promises and silent casualties of conflict in Nepalp. 199
Repositioning South Asia's children within the competing discourses on childhood : implications for policyp. 233
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ISBN: 9781593110208
ISBN-10: 1593110200
Series: Research in Global Child Advocacy
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.42