The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey

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M.E. Sharpe, 2009 - Business & Economics - 999 pages
This definitive resource details both the current and historical state of child labor in each region of the world, focusing on its causes, consequences, and cures. Including contributions by an international team of leading child labor scholars, researchers, policy-makers, and activists, as well as a wealth of current statistical data, it is the most comprehensive reference available on the subject.
 

Contents

Section 1 Understanding Child Labor
3
Section 2 More Developed Regions of the World
33
Section 3 Less Developed Regions of the World
78
Section 4 Action Against Child Labor
131
PART 2 SubSaharan Africa
167
Section 1 Introduction
169
Section 2Western Africa
194
Section 3 Middle Africa
244
Section 1 Introduction
515
Section 2 United Kingdom
544
Section 3 Northern Europe
575
Section 4 Western Europe
602
Section 5 Southern Europe
639
Section 6 Eastern Europe
658
PART 6 North Africa and Middle East
681
Section 1 North Africa
683

Section 4 Eastern Africa
257
Section 5 Southern Africa
299
PART 3 Latin America and Carribean
309
Section 1 Introduction
311
Section 2 South America
329
Section 3 Central America
380
Section 4 Caribbean
422
PART 4 North America
441
Section 1 Canada
443
Section 2 United States
459
PART 5 Europe
513
Section 2Middle East
707
PART 7 Central and South Asia
759
Section 1 Central Asia
761
Section 2 South Asia
767
PART 8 East Asia and the Pacific
857
Section 1 East Asia
859
Section 2 Southeast Asia
893
Section 3 Oceania
949
Index
963
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