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Editor's introduction : Child labor in global and historical perspective / Hugh D. Hindman -- Editor's note: Measuring child labor --
Part I. World -- Section 1. Understanding child labor -- The economic view of child labor / Patrick M. Emerson -- Social science views on working children / Ben White -- A brief historiography of child labor / Colin Heywood -- Toward an integrative theory of child labor / G.K. Lieten --
Section 2. More developed regions of the world -- Periods of history: childhood and child work, c.1800-present / Harry Hendrick -- Child labor in the Industrial Revolution / Peter N. Stearns -- Coming to terms with child labor / Hugh D. Hindman -- Coming to terms with child labor: the historical role of education / Alec Fyfe -- Coming to terms with child labor: history of child welfare / Bengt Sandin -- Coming to terms with child labor: the role of technology / Carolyn Tuttle -- Child labor in the developed nations today / Phil Mizen -- Global trade and child labor / Drusilla K. Brown -- Visual representations of child labor in the west / George Dimock --
Section 3. Less developed regions of the world -- Worst forms of child labor / Hugh D. Hindman -- Worst forms of child labor: agriculture / Alec Fyfe -- Worst forms of child labor: child domestic labor / Jonathan Blagbrough -- Worst forms of child labor: street children and street trades / David Maidment -- Worst forms of child labor: commercial sexual exploitation of children / Carmen Madrinan -- Worst forms of child labor: children and war / Zoë Marriage -- Worst forms of child labor: child bonded labor / Garance Genicot -- The puzzle of "idle" children, neither in school nor performing economic activity / Mario Biggeri, ... [et al.] -- Child labor policy for developing nations / Deborah Levison -- Education and child labor: a global perspective / Ranjan Ray -- Special health risks of child labor / Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa and David H. Wegman --
Section 4. Action against child labor -- The United Nations and UNICEF / Alec Fyfe -- Millennium development goals / Jaap E. Doek -- International Labor Organization (ILO) and the International Program for the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC) / G.K. Lieten -- The role of nongovernmental organizations / Mike Dottridge -- The role of trade unions / Alec Fyfe -- Organization of working children / William E. Myers -- The economics of consumer actions against products with child labor content / Eric V. Edmonds -- Global march against child labor / Risto F. Harma --
Part II. Sub-Saharan Africa -- Section 1. Introduction -- Child labor in postcolonial Africa / Michel Bonnet -- Child labor in colonial Africa / Beverly Grier -- HIV/AIDS and child labor in Sub-Saharan Africa / Anita Amorim and Nadine Osseiran -- Influence of orphanhood on children's schooling and labor: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa / Lorenzo Guarcello, ... [et al.] -- Children's work among traditional healers in Africa / Eddy Joshua Walakira -- Child labor unions in Africa / G.K. Lieten --
Section 2. Western Africa -- Trafficking for labor exploitation in West and Central Africa / Albertine de Lange -- Koranic schools and child labor in West Africa / Mahir Saul -- Burkina Faso : Child labor in Burkina Faso / Albertine de Lange -- Côte d'Ivoire : Children's work, child domestic labor, and child trafficking in Côte d'Ivoire / Yacouba Diallo -- Gambia -- Ghana : Child Labor in Ghana / Martin Verlet -- Guinea-Bissau -- Mali : Child labor in Mali / Richard Marcoux -- Niger -- Nigeria / Child labor in Nigeria / Risto F. Harma ; Children in street trading in Nigeria / A.A. Aderinto ; Child labor in Nigeria: historical perspective / Adelaja Odutola Odukoya -- Senegal : Child labor in Senegal: contemporary and historical perspective / Loretta E. Bass -- Sierra Leone -- Togo --
Section 3. Middle Africa -- Child soldiers in the Great Lakes Region of Africa / Alison Dilworth -- Angola -- Cameroon : Child labor in Cameroon / Roger A. Tsafack Nanfosso -- Central African Republic -- Chad --
Section 4. Eastern Africa -- Burundi -- Ethiopia : Child labor in Ethiopia: overview and policy challenges / Tassew Woldehanna and Nicola Jones ; Attending school, learning, and child work in Ethiopia / Arjun Singh Bedi and Assefa Admassie -- Kenya : Child labor in Kenya / Janet Wamsley ; Children and forced labor in colonial Kenya / Opolot Okia -- Madagascar -- Malawi -- Rwanda -- Tanzania : Child labor in Tanzania / Karen A. Porter -- Uganda : Child labor in Uganda / Eddy Joshua Walakira -- Zambia : Child labor in Zambia / Peter Jensen -- Zimbabwe : Working children in Zimbabwe / Michael Bourdillon -- Child labor in colonial Zimbabwe / Beverly Grier --
Section 5. Southern Africa -- Lesotho -- Namibia -- South Africa : Mapping children's work in South African history / Susan Levine -- Swaziland --
Part III. Latin America and Caribbean -- Section 1. Introduction : Child labor in Latin America / Walter Alarcón Glasinovich -- History of childhood and child labor in Latin America / Elizabeth Anne Kuznesof -- Child labor and education in Latin America / Mirellise Vazquez -- Children's social movements in Latin America / Marten van den Berge --
Section 2. South America -- Worst forms of child labor in the Andes region / Marten van den Berge -- Bolivia : Child labor in Bolivia / Marten van den Berge -- Brazil : Recent history of child labor in Brazil / Ethel V. Kosminsky ; Child street vendors in Brazil / Ana Lúcia Kassouf and Andrea R. Ferro ; Prostitution and commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in Brazil / Leandro Feitosa Andrade and Fúlvia Rosenberg ; Special health risks to child workers in Brazil / Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa and David H. Wegman ; The intergenerational persistence of child labor in Brazil / André Portela Souza ; Child labor labeling in Brazil / Andres Pablo Falconer ; Development of child labor law in Brazil / Oris de Oliveira ; The history of child labor in Brazil / Ana Lúcia Kassouf and Marcelo Justus dos Santos ; Orphans and the transition from slave to free labor in northeast Brazil / Joan Meznar -- Chile -- Colombia : Child labor in Colombia / Cármen Elisa Flórez and Diana Hincapié -- Ecuador -- Guyana -- Paraguay -- Peru -- Venezuela --
Section 3. Central America -- Belize -- Costa Rica -- El Salvador : Child labor in El Salvador / Lorenzo Guarcello, Gabriella Breglia, and Scott Lyon -- Guatemala : Child labor in Guatemala / Lorenzo Guarcello, Gabriella Breglia, and Scott Lyon -- Honduras : Child labor in Honduras / Adrienne Pine -- Mexico : Child labor in Mexico / Maja Pleic, Felicia Marie Knaul, and Albert Berry ; Street children in Mexico / Felipe Peralta ; PROGRESA/Oportunidades: Mexico's school stipend program / Abhra Roy ; Impact of temporary labor migration on schooling among Mexican children / Grace Kao ; History of child labor in Mexico / Marcos T. Aguila and Mariano E. Torres B. -- Nicaragua : Child labor in Nicaragua / Luis Serra -- Panama --
Section 4. Caribbean -- Dominican Republic -- Haiti : Child labor in Haiti / Tone Sommerfelt and Jon Pedersen -- Jamaica : Child labor in Jamaica / Leith L. Dunn ; Commercial sexual exploitation of children in Jamaica / Leith L. Dunn --
Part IV. North America -- Section 1. Canada : Child labor in Canada / Nancy Janovicek ; Children in Canadian mining / Elizabeth Perry ; Nation builders: orphans in the Canadian wilderness / Gail H. Corbett ; Evolution of child welfare policy in Canada / Maureen Baker --
Section 2. United States -- History of child labor : The work of enslaved children in the United States / Wilma King ; Orphan trans / Laura L. Leavitt ; History of children in U.S. coal mining / Julia E. Offiong ; Child labor in the American glass industry / Ken Fones-Wolf ; Child labor in American textiles / Hugh D. Hindman ; Child labor in commercialized agriculture, 1890-1966 / Mary Lyons-Barrett ; Evolution of U.S. child labor policy / Hugh D. Hindman ; Florence Kelley and the National Consumers League / Laura S. Abrams ; National Child Labor Committee / James DelRosso ; Felix Adler / James DelRosso ; Edgar Gardner Murphy / James DelRosso ; Lewis Wickes Hine / Tom Beck ; The U.S. Children's Bureau / Kriste Lindenmeyer -- Child Labor and the United States today : Children in the fields: America's hidden child labor problem / Reid Maki ; Twenty-first-century adolescence in America / Jeremy Staff and Jeylan T. Mortimer ; American students' activism against global child labor / Chivy Sok --
Part V. Europe -- Section 1. Introduction : Europe: an introduction and overview / Colin Heywood -- European proto-industrialization / David Levine -- European industrialization and child labor / Marjatta Rahikainen -- History of education in Europe: schooling and child labor in Europe since the Reformation / Harry Haue -- Apprenticeship practices in Europe / Hal Hansen -- Church and child labor: Catholicism / Timothy Kelly -- Church and child labor: Protestant Reformation / Thomas Max Safley --
Section 2. United Kingdom -- History of child labor in Britain / Peter Kirby -- Pauper apprenticeship in England / Alysa Levene -- History of child labor in coal mining in Britain / Peter Kirby -- Child labor in the United Kingdom: Textiles / Carolyn Tuttle -- Child work in agriculture in Britain / Nicola Verdon -- Street children and street trades in the United Kingdom / Heather Shore -- Chimney Sweep: cultural icon / Heather Shore -- Anthony Ashley-Cooper, seventh Earl of Shaftesbury / Deborah J. Schmidle -- National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children / Deborah J. Schmidle -- Child work and child labor in the United Kingdom today / Phil Mizen --
Section 3. Northern Europe -- History of child labor in the Nordic countries / Ellen Schrumpf -- Family policy in the Nordic countries / Pirjo Markkola -- Denmark : Child labor in the Danish textile industry / Jeppe Toensberg -- Finland : History of child labor in Finland / Marjatta Rahikainen -- Sweden : History of child labor in Sweden / Lars Olsson ; Financial incentives in child auctions in nineteenth-century Sweden / Sofia Lundberg ; Child work and child labor in Sweden today / Kristina Engwall and Ingrid Söderlind --
Section 4. Western Europe -- Belgium : Child labor in Belgium / Peter Scholliers ; Child labor in the Ghent cotton mills, nineteenth century / Peter Scholliers -- France : France: a historical overview / Colin Heywood -- Germany : History of child labor in Germany: an overview / Thomas Max Safley ; New risks and new opportunities in school-to-work transition: the transformation of the German apprenticeship system / Jan Skrobanek, Birgit Reissig, and Nora Gaupp -- The Netherlands : Child labor in the Netherlands during the proto- and early industrialization / Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk ; Work, education, and discipline: attitudes toward child labor in the Netherlands, 1500 to 1875 / Cor Smit ; Development of child labor policy in the Netherlands since 1874 / Stan Meuwese ; Newspaper delivery in the Netherlands / Stan Meuwese --
Section 5. Southern Europe -- Albania : Exploitation of Albanian children in Greece / Mirela Shuteriqi -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Portugal : History of child labor in Portugal / Pedro Goulart ; Child labor in Portugal today / Martin Eaton and Pedro Goulart ; Child labor in Portuguese textiles / Martin Eaton -- Spain : Children's work in Spanish textiles during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Enriqueta Camps --
Section 6. Eastern Europe -- Romania : Child labor in Romania / Maria-Carmen Pantea -- Russia : History of child labor in Imperial Russia / Boris B. Gorshkov ; Child labor in the Russian textile industry / Dave Pretty ; Children in sex trades in Russia / Anna Yakovleva ; Position of children and child labor in Russia today / Valeriy A. Mansurov and Anastasiya Batykova --
Part VI. North Africa and the Middle East (Western Asia) -- Section 1. North Africa : History of child labor in North Africa / Heidi Morrison -- Algeria : History of child labor in Algeria / Heidi Morrison -- Libya : History of child labor in Libya / Heidi Morrison -- Morocco : History of child labor in Morocco / Heidi Morrison ; Morocco: why children go to work instead of school / Bernard Schlemmer ; The pyjama trail affair: a case study in child labor / Fatima Badry ; Small maids in Morocco / Tone Sommerfelt -- Tunisia / History of child labor in Tunisia / Heidi Morrison --
Section 2. Middle East -- Azerbaijan : Child labor in Azerbaijan / Ryan Womack -- Egypt : Child labor in Egypt / Heidi Morrison -- Georgia : Child labor in Georgia / Nona Tsotseria -- Iran : Child labor in Iran / Reza Jalali -- Iraq -- Jordan : Child labor and child growth in Jordan / Nick Spencer and Hasan Hawamdeh -- Kuwait : Selling girls in Kuwait / Tom O'Neill -- Turkey : Child labor in Turkey / Yakin Ertürk ; Legal protection of working children in Turkey / Esin Konanç and Onur Dinç ; Primary education and child labor in Turkey / Cennet Engin-Demir ; Sexual exploitation of the girl child: juvenile commercial sex workers in Istanbul / Esin Kuntay and Guliz Erginsoy -- United Arab Emirates : Children trafficked to the Gulf States for use as camel jockeys / Catherine Turner -- Yemen : Child labor in Yemen / Lorenzo Guarcello, Gabriella Breglia, and Scott Lyon --
Part VII. Central and South Asia -- Section 1. Central Asia : Kazakhstan : Child labor in Kazakhstan / Ryan Womack -- Uzbekistan --
Section 2. South Asia -- Rural child labor in South Asia / Afke De Groot -- Bangladesh : Bangladeshi garment industry: from the Harkin Bill to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association / Munir Quddus -- India : Economic history of modern India / Sharmistha Self ; Evolution of the law on child labor in India / Usha Ramanathan ; Children in India's carpet industry / Shahid Ashraf ; Children in India's glass industry / Shahid Ashraf ; Children in India's tea industry / Shahid Ashraf ; Children of Kolkata Slums / Subrata Sankar Bagchi ; Children of Delhi slums / Arup Mitra ; Working children's unions in India / Heike Roschanski ; Child labor and HIV and AIDS in India / Indrani Gupta ; Education and child labor in India / Sharmistha Self ; Challenges for tribal schooling in India / Afke De Groot -- Nepal : Child labor in Nepal / Bal Kumar KC ; Child labor in the Tibeto-Nepalese carpet industry / Tom O'Neill ; Social labeling programs in Nepal's carpet industry / Tom O'Neill ; Trafficking of child workers in Nepal / Govind Subedi ; The recruitment and use of children in Nepal's armed conflict / Charu Lata Hogg -- Pakistan : Child labor in Pakistan / Zarina Jillani ; Child work and schooling costs in Pakistan / Arjun Singh Bedi and Gautam Hazarika ; Child labor policy and legislation in Pakistan / Zarina Jillani ; Child labor in Pakistan's export industries / Saadia Toor -- Sri Lanka : Forcible recruitment of children in Sri Lanka / Charu Lata Hogg --
Part VIII. East Asia and the Pacific -- Section 1. East Asia : China : Child labor in China: an overview / G.K. Lieten and Hugh D. Hindman ; Education in the People's Republic of China / Andrew B. Kipnis ; History of child labor in China / Joshua H. Howard ; History of Chinese education / Irving Epstein -- Japan : History of child labor in Japan / Atsuko Fujino Kakinami ; Education and child labor in Japan / Richard Grabowski and Sharmistha Self -- Mongolia --
Section 2. Southeast Asia -- Cambodia : Child labor in Cambodia / Lorenzo Guarcello, Gabriella Breglia, and Scott Lyon -- Indonesia : Child labor in Indonesia / Sharon Bessell ; Child labor in subcontracting sectors of Indonesia's garment and footwear industries / Indrasari Tjandraningsih ; Children and work in Indonesia: historical overview / Ben White ; Development of child labor policy in Indonesia / Indrasari Tjandraningsih -- Myanmar : Child soldiers in Myanmar / Research staff at the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers -- Philippines : Education and child labor in the Philippines / Chris Sakellariou ; Child labor on sugarcane plantations in the Philippines / Jennifer de Boer ; Child domestic work in the Philippines / Yuko Kitada ; Children in Muro-Ami fishing / Harold Olofson ; Children in the Philippines gold-mining industry / Rosario M. Espino ; The role of NGOs in the Philippines / Yuko Kitada -- Thailand : Child labor in Thailand / Chantana Banpasirichote Wungaeo -- Vietnam : Social transformation and children's work in Vietnam / Nguyen Van Chinh ; Street children in Vietnam / Pietro Masina --
Section 3. Oceania -- Australia : Development of child welfare policy in Australia / Shurlee Swain ; Aboriginal child labor in colonial Australia / Shirleene Robinson -- New Zealand : Child labor in New Zealand / Jeanine Graham.
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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 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.
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