ERIC Number: ED421582
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Spirals of Suffering: Public Violence and Children.
Rock, Brian, Ed.
This book is a collection of papers on the effects of public violence on children in South Africa. Section 1 of this report is an overview of the findings of South Africa's Goldstone Commission of Inquiry into the Effects of Public Violence on Children. Section 2 concentrates on assessing problems and intervening to relieve them. The following essays are included: (1) "Introduction" (Brian Rock); (2) "Overview" (Norman Duncan and Brian Rock); (3) "Children and Violence: Quantifying the Damage" (Norman Duncan and Brian Rock); (4) "Going beyond the Statistics" (Norman Duncan and Brian Rock); (5) "Survey of Organizations Providing Services to Children" (Norman Duncan and Brian Rock); (6) "Inquiry Recommendations" (Norman Duncan and Brian Rock); (7) "Advisory Panel Recommendations"; (8) "Assessing the Impact of Violence on Children" (Peter Newell); (9) "Being Human vs. Having Human Rights" (Cosmas Desmond); (10) "Post-traumatic Stress in Children: Presentation and Intervention Guidelines" (Gill Eagle and Catherine Michelson); (11) "Working with Traumatized Children: A Community Project" (Sheila Miller); and (12) "The Survivors of Apartheid and Political Violence in KwaZulu-Natal" (Anne McKay). An appendix lists resource contacts. Each chapter contains references, and there is a reference list for each section. (Contains 28 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Apartheid, Blacks, Child Welfare, Children, Civil Rights, Demonstrations (Civil), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Political Influences, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Racial Segregation, Violence
HSRC Publishers, Private Bag X41, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers - Location: South Africa