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ERIC Number: EJ528981
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
Street Children in South Africa: Findings from Interviews on the Background of Street Children in Pretoria, South Africa.
Le Roux, Johann
Adolescence, v31 n122 p423-31 Sum 1996
Findings from interviews of street children in Pretoria, South Africa, are presented, discussed, and compared with past research. Indicates the average age of South African street children is 13 years. Most are males of African origin; have been on the streets three years or longer; and cited family violence, parental alcoholism, abuse, and poverty as the main motivating factors for leaving home. (Author/KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa