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A sociological study of street children in Ghana

Vivian Amantana

A sociological study of street children in Ghana

victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration

by Vivian Amantana

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Published by The Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Street children,
  • Rural-urban migration,
  • Child welfare,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVivian Amantana ; with a foreword by Stephen G. Gibbons
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV887.G4 A43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858032M
    ISBN 100773416064
    ISBN 109780773416062
    LC Control Number2011020165

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London: The Falmer Press. Google ScholarCited by: 6. study of street children also found that over 50% of the street children interviewed had been D.K. () ‘Urbanisation and Religion in Eastern Ghana’, The Sociological Review 7(1): Author: Kwabena Frimpong-Manso.

A Sociological Study of Street Children in Ghana: Victims of Kinship Breakdown and Rural-Urban Migration. [Vivian Amantana] -- This work examines the plight of street children in Ghana and the insufficiencies of government programs designed to assist them.

Request PDF | ALTERNATIVE PATHS TO ADULTHOOD A Sociological Study of Street Children in Ghana: Victims of Kinship Breakdown and Rural-Urban Migration. By Author: Cati Coe. The article reviews the literature on street children and points out why there are street children in certain cultures and not in others.

The reasons for their existence are related to poverty, abuse, and modernizing factors. Street children are defined and distinguished from working and refugee by: Who Are The Street Children. The following characteristics have emerged from the study: The children found in the streets of Accra range in ages between 4 and 15 years old.

The majority are in the most impressionable ages of years and they mostly work in the street for economic gains. A greater proportion of the children were born and bred in. A Study on Street Children in Zimbabwe Background and Purpose of Study The eighties and nineties saw a growing global concern for the rights and welfare of children.

This culminated in the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the General Assembly of the United Nations on Several causes of becoming street children, such as the interplay of push and pull factors (environmental, social, and health factors) and the lack of educational access, have been identified in the existing literature [3, 24, 34].Social interventions are expected to promote wellbeing of the children through job skills, service linkages to local resources, income generating activities, and Cited by: 2.

Table of Contents. A new paradigm for the sociology of childhood. Provenance, promise and problems, Alan Prout and Allison James uctions and reconstructions of British childhood - an interpretive survey, to the present, Harry Hendrick logy and the cultural construction of children's needs, Martin Woodhead 4.A voice for children in statistical and social accounting - a.

The theoretical focus is children’s social action and agency and how this unfolds in a range of different settings, including the home, the street, the classroom, and institutional care. James, Allison, and Alan Prout, eds. Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood: Contemporary Issues in the Sociological Study of Childhood.

London: Falmer, P.O. Box Tamale Ghana Abstract This study examined the implementation of Ghana’s child rights legislation (Children’s Act ) in four districts in respect of the establishment of prescribed administrative and institutional structures, the service delivery procedures, and Size: KB. The WHO Street Children Project aims at improving the health, welfare and quality of life of street children.

The focus of the project is on developing the capacity of local organizations to prevent, assess and manage psychoactive substance use problems among street children. Through extensive research and training activities and as a. In much recent sociological analysis, street children are presented as an invention of the global North.

Their existence, so this argument goes, is the product of an instrumental discourse, a social construct created and perpetuated by powerful organisations and one that tells us more about how these institutions establish viable categories to justify their programmes than they do about the Cited by: 1.Street Children and the Challenges of National security: Evidence from Nigeria Ngboawaji Daniel Nte*, Paul Eke** and S.

T. Igbanibo*** Abstract In this work, modest but valid efforts were made to objectively evaluate the endemic problem of street children in the third world, Africa and Nigeria in Size: 99KB.