ERIC Number: ED477892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Advocating for Children and Families in an Emerging Democracy: The Post-Soviet Experience in Lithuania. A Volume in Research in Global Child Advocacy.
Kugelmass, Judy W., Ed.; Ritchie, Dennis J., Ed.
The articles in this collection seek to provide a unique and important description about the transition of society in Lithuania and offer insights about how to approach advocacy for children to create opportunities to fulfill their potential. Following the introduction, articles in the collection are: (1) "The Emerging Democracy of Lithuania: A Society in Transition and Its Children" (Dennis J. Ritchie; Judy W. Kugelmass); (2) "The American Professional Partnership for Lithuanian Education (APPLE): A Model for Successful Partnership and Action Research as a Vehicle for Change" (Emilija Sakadolskis); (3) "Changing the System of Services for Children at Risk: The Lithuanian Experience" (Dainius Puras); (4) "Education in Post-Soviet Lithuania and the Inclusion of Children with Special Educational Needs" (Judy W. Kugelmass; Alvyra Galkiene); (5) "Social Work in Lithuania: The Emergence of a New Profession and Its Entry into the Education System" (Dennis J. Ritchie); (6) "Children's Policy and Children's Rights" (Dale Kaba'inskaite); and (7) "First Things First: The Orphans of Alanta" (Wendell Mayo). (BT)
Descriptors: Action Research, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Democracy, Family Environment, Foreign Countries, Models, Social Environment
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Lithuania