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Child Street Life

An Inside View of Hazards and Expectations of Street Children in Peru

Authors: Lieten, G.K., Strehl, Talinay

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  • Presents an analysis why children are in the street and what behaviour and which aspirations they exhibit
  • Investigates when and why the transition from street-working children to street living children takes place
  • Explains the fluidity and the risks involved in any type of child street life
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This brief studies the phenomenon of street children in two cities in Peru. It looks at some of the conceptual issues and, after analysing why children are in the street and what behaviour and which aspirations they exhibit, deals with the policy issues and lessons to be learned. This brief investigates when and why the transition from children on the street (street-working children) to children of the street (street living children) takes place and elucidates how they survive. It explains the fluidity and the risks involved in any type of child street life.

About the authors

G. K. Lieten is Professor (ret.) of child labour at the University of Amsterdam and an expert on childhood studies Talinay Strehl earlier worked as a research associate at the Institute for Research on Working Children and presently is child rights officer at Terre des Hommes (NL)

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“This book focuses on the topic of children on the Peruvian streets in the cities of Lima and Cuzco. … This book is relevant because it combines an in-depth fieldwork with a detailed analysis of every important aspect from child street life. This publication is very enriching for those that work with street children. It also promotes thinking again about one of the hardest social realities, understanding that a better comprehension would allow policy development and more efficient interventions.” (María Juliana Laurito, Applied Research in Quality of Life, Vol. 11, 2016)


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Child Street Life
Book Subtitle
An Inside View of Hazards and Expectations of Street Children in Peru
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-11722-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-11722-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-11721-8
Series ISSN
2211-7644
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 59
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