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Kula, Sultan Selen; Akbulut, Omer Faruk – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Purpose: Violence against children in the world and Turkey is increasing day by day, and this alarming increase harms the development of children and the future of society. Therefore, pre-service teachers' sensitivity to violence against children is of great importance in terms of revealing the violence and conducting preventive and directive…
Descriptors: Violence, Child Abuse, Foreign Countries, Bullying
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Hlavacik, Mark; Krutka, Daniel G. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2021
Scholars of citizenship education have long regarded deliberation as the default framework for democratic discussion in the classroom and beyond. Turning to the history and theory of rhetoric, we question why the deliberative model of the Athenian assembly has been developed for social studies pedagogy without including the litigative discourse of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Rhetoric, Social Studies
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Kurian, Nomisha – Journal of Peace Education, 2020
There is a dearth of research on the frustrations, moral dilemmas and challenges non-Western teachers might face in the everyday praxis of peace education. To address this gap, this study analyses how violence is negotiated and understood in an Indian school seeking to build a culture of peace. Interviews with eight teachers and four students are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Violence, School Culture
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Rockwell, Elsie – History of Education, 2020
This article explores the history of school gardens in educational projects linked to four scholars at Teachers College (Bigelow, Dewey, Kilpatrick and Carney) during the early twentieth century. It concludes that gardening activities were designed primarily for urban children who lacked experience in farming. The role of gardening in experimental…
Descriptors: Gardening, Educational History, Schools of Education, Food
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Salas, Rachel G.; Didier, Kurt A. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2020
In 2017 the California Legislature, recognizing the efficacy of education as a trafficking prevention tool, enacted the first state law in the Union mandating anti-trafficking education in the 7th through 12th grade public school curriculum. Set against the backdrop of Congress' Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, this article examines…
Descriptors: Crime, Slavery, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse
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Amagnya, Moses A. – Africa Education Review, 2020
Education is important for the successful development and growth of individuals and societies, yet some factors adversely affect its provision. This article reports on a study that explored the factors that adversely affect education in the Builsa District located in the Upper East Region (UER) of Northern Ghana, by examining the attitudes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Access to Education, Educational Attitudes
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Gallagher, Michael – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
This paper concerns children's relations with the geological aspects of digital media technologies. Using ideas from media theory, I develop a new conceptual framework for childhood studies research on digital media that goes beyond the dominant focus on children's use of technology. I argue that studies of use would benefit from being linked up…
Descriptors: Geology, Information Technology, Climate, Local Issues
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Andersson Bruck, Kjerstin – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
In international comparisons, Sweden is one of the countries with the lowest number of children growing up in poverty; its material standard is high, and welfare services are extensive and heavily subsidised. How child poverty can be understood in that context is interrogated in the article. The point of departure for the discussion is Swedish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Socioeconomic Status, Children
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Taye, Fasil Nigussie; Huijsmans, Roy – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
In this article, we bring to the foreground an understudied dimension of working children's lives in the Global South: their access to money and the consumption this facilitates. Drawing on life history interviews, we show that among the Gamo weavers of Ethiopia, the modern phenomenon of a monetised childhood is at least six decades old and an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Labor, Personal Narratives, Apprenticeships
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Asadi, Ghadir – Education Economics, 2020
While school enrollment at the primary level has been rising in developing countries rapidly, international measures of education quality do not exhibit a parallel improvement. Since parents' expenditure is an important determinant of children's school performance, we investigate parents' investments on quality measured by their spending on books…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Expenditures, Academic Achievement, Parent Child Relationship
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Eryilmaz, Ali; Kumek, Ridvan; Bek, Hafiz – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
The aim of this study is to compare children who are child laborers and those not working in terms of subjective well-being, engagement and motivation, and levels of liking school. The study group consisted of 120 male students (60 students were child laborers; the other students did not work) in two secondary schools. In this study, the…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Child Welfare, Learner Engagement, Males
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Rodriguez, Claudia – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2020
Since 1999, one of the main strategies the Colombian government has used to mitigate coca cultivation is to spray the crops with herbicide, which is carried out from airplanes. In this paper I evaluate the consequences of this strategy for rural households in areas where coca is cultivated, specifically the effects of aerial spraying on child…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Adolescents, Siblings, Attendance
Li, Tianshu; Sekhri, Sheetal – World Bank, 2020
Many developing countries use employment guarantee programs to combat poverty. This paper examines the consequences of such employment guarantee programs for the human capital accumulation of children. It exploits the phased roll-out of India's flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) to study the effects on…
Descriptors: Employment, Poverty, Child Labor, Human Capital
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Sharma, Binita; Dangal, Megh R. – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
This study examines how child labour carried out in Nepal's brick kilns impacts classroom performance and achievement, while also exploring parents' perspectives towards it. To this end, a field study within select brick kilns was conducted among child labourers as well as adults whose offspring had previously worked as child labourers.…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Seasonal Laborers, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Hulliger, Beat; Hong Thu, Nguyen Thi – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Based on the Vietnamese Household Living Standard Survey (VHLSS) 2014, the factors of participation in education and/or labour market of Vietnamese adolescents in the age range 11 to 18 is studied. Children working too much, in particular at age 11 to 15, are actually in child labour, and also older adolescents may compromise their future due to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Youth Employment, Education
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