Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Author: Susan C. Mapp
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Linguistics, Child Welfare, Social Work, Central Government Policies
Age Group: 15+
Book Format: Paperback

Across the world, children are the most vulnerable population. The threats to them may vary, but wherever one looks, children are endangered and exploited. Susan Mapp examines threats to child well-being globally, investigating violations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in countries both in the Global North and the Global South. Some problems are well known, such as child trafficking and child soldiers, while others are less well known, including unethical adoption practices and the ill effects of statelessness. No other book approaches this vital topic in such a comprehensive yet tightly structured way, using an established, agreed-upon set of principles to show how things stand now, what remains to be accomplished, and examples of how these problems might be resolved. NGOs and government branches must collaborate increasingly with their counterparts from other countries if they are to allow children to achieve their adult potential. This text promises to inform the reader about these issues and offer paths forward to a better future.

Table Of Contents
The Convention on the Rights of the Child Child Labor Child Trafficking Child Soldiers Children Affected by War and Conflict Child Maltreatment and Adoption Educational Issues Issues Particularly Affecting the Female

Child Conclusion: A World Fit for Children
About Susan C. Mapp
Susan C. Mapp, PhD, is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Work at Elizabethtown College.


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Barcode # 9780195339710
Brand Oxford University Press
Artist / Author Susan C. Mapp
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