Street Children in Brazil. Daily Struggles in a Complex Social Setting

Street Children in Brazil. Daily Struggles in a Complex Social Setting

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Essay from the year 2013 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: Middle- and South America, grade: 1,0, Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin AS (Intercultural Conflict Management), language: English, abstract: This essay starts with a short overview of the situation street children are facing in Brazil now as then. The terminology of who belongs to the group of "street children" is discussed as well as facts and statistics collected by several researchers. Underlying causes which force them to leave home are analyzed on the macro and micro level. In addition, problems faced by street children in their daily lives are discussed. The second part of this essay is focused on the societal and governmental responses to the situation street children experience. The conclusion aims to answer the question how the gap between legislation and reality can be closed at the best and gives a short outlook to further research options.


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Author(s)
Michaela Harfst
Format
Paperback | 52 pages
Dimensions
148 x 210 x 3mm | 82g
Publication date
07 Jun 2013
Publisher
GRIN Publishing
Language
English
Edition Statement
1. Auflage.
ISBN10
3656442673
ISBN13
9783656442677