Unequal Childhoods : Young Children's Lives in Poor Countries, Paperback / softback Book

Unequal Childhoods : Young Children's Lives in Poor Countries Paperback / softback

Edited by Helen (University of East London, UK) Penn

Part of the Contesting Early Childhood series


An expert in her field, Helen Penn discusses the inequalities between and within countries of childhood poverty and how this poverty is recognized and defined through the following case-studies:Kazakhstan - once part of the Soviet UnionSwaziland - a country in Southern Africa devastated by HIV and AIDSHimalayan IndiaBrazil - one of the world's most unequal countries. These four case studies illustrate the diversity and complexity of the responses to the attempts to globalise childhood and highlight the need to address the inequalities of childhood experience.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 238 pages, 6 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Society & social sciences
  • ISBN: 9780415321020


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