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Child Soldiers: A Reference Handbook

Child Soldiers: A Reference Handbook

by David M. Rosen Ph.D.
     
 

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This book exposes the role of children in war, describing where, why, and how children are deployed, the attempts made by international organizations to protect children, and the underlying political and cultural issues that make this such a thorny issue.

• A chronology of major events in the efforts to limit the use of child soldiers

• Biographical

Overview

This book exposes the role of children in war, describing where, why, and how children are deployed, the attempts made by international organizations to protect children, and the underlying political and cultural issues that make this such a thorny issue.

• A chronology of major events in the efforts to limit the use of child soldiers

• Biographical sketches of famous child soldiers and key figures in the effort to ban the use of child soldiers

• A directory of organizations involved in the child soldier issue

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"This well-written book provides good coverage of its subject, offering a chronology, historical background, and detailed material on legislation and on organizations that are trying to make a difference." - Choice

"This title from ABC-CLIO's Contemporary World Issues series addresses a vital, pressing global concern. . . . The writing is clear, and the work is well organized. It is current through 2011 and fulfills the goal of being useful for students, researchers, and the general public. For most collections." - Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598845266
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2012
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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Meet the Author

David M. Rosen is professor of anthropology and law at Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ. His published works include Armies of the Young: Child Soldiers in War and Terrorism.

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