Hidden Hands: International Perspectives on Children's Work and Labour

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Overview

Hidden Hands focuses on a specific and neglected area of contemporary child welfare; that of children's paid work and labor. This book provides the first cross-cultural examination of children's productive activities, their relationship to children's broader social lives, and their implications for the child's education, welfare, and well-being.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415242431
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/10/2001
  • Series: The Future of Childhood Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Mizen is a lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Warwick. He has published widely in the areas of children's work, youth unemployment and training, including Young People, Training and the State, (Cassell 1995)
Dr Pole is a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leicester. He previously worked for NFER and the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research. His publications include: Assessing and Recording Achievement: A New Approach in School (OUP 1993) and two edited volumes for RoultldgeFalmer on key issues in primary and secondary education (1996) .
Ms Angela Bolton is an associate fellow at the University of Warwick. She was Project Officer at the National Association for the Education of Sick Children.
All are involved in dissemination of material from a recently completed research project entitled Work, Labour and Economic Life in Late Childhood funded under the Economic and Social Research Council

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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Preface
1 'Hidden hands': international perspectives on children's work and labour 1
Pt. I Children, work and labour in modern Britain 7
2 Work and education: are they compatible for children and adolescents? 9
3 Young people, poverty and part-time work 24
4 Why be a school age worker? 37
5 Chinese children's work roles in immigrant adaptation 55
6 Children's labour of love? Young carers and care work 70
Pt. II International perspectives on children's work and labour in the industrialised world 89
7 School-work, paid work and the changing obligations of childhood 91
8 Hidden sources of knowledge of children's work in Norway 108
9 Adolescent part-time employment in the United States and Germany: diverse outcomes, contexts and pathways 121
10 Child labour in the Federal Republic of Germany 139
11 Child labour in Russia 149
Bibliography 167
Index 182
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