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Challenges and strengths, thinking about ´street children´

Pluck, Graham (2015) Challenges and strengths, thinking about ´street children´. Favelas@LSE (18 Feb 2015). Website.

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The term ‘street children’ is often used as an umbrella category for street-connected children and youth. In this post, Graham Pluck discusses research approaches to street children, from those documenting their dire situation to those advocating their resourcefulness. However, if researchers are to effectively tackle street children’s problems, facile distinctions should be avoided by acknowledging both their strengths and weaknesses, he writes.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2015 14:21
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:46

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