African childhoods : education, development, peacebuilding, and the youngest continent / edited by Marisa O. Ensor.

1st ed.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
x, 262 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Children -- Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Economic development -- Africa.
Education -- Africa.
Children and politics.
Children and war -- Africa -- History.
Introduction : African childhoods : education, development, and peacebuilding, and the youngest continent / Marisa O. Ensor
The political economy of child survival in Africa : agency, labor and subsistence
Are the barrels empty? : are the children any safer? : child domestic labor and servitude in Ghana / C. Nana Derby
Matches but no fire : street children and the state in Dares Salaam, Tanzania / Claire M. Wagner, Emmanuely D. Lyimo,& Steven Lwendo
Youth agency and survival strategies in Sierra Leone's post-war informal economy / John Idriss Lahai
Turkana children's contributions to subsistence and household ecology in Kenya / Tammy Y. Watkins
The social context of African children : kinship, hardship, and community
Children who take care of other children in the suburbs of Maputo, Mozambique / Elena Colonna
Seen but not heard : African orphanhood as lived experience / Kristen E. Cheney
Militarization, generational conflict, and the Eritrean refugee crisis / Tricia M. Redeker Hepner
The human capital of African children : youth voices and schooling in the youngest continent
Representing youth : school dramas and youth authority in Ghana / Cati Coe
Conceptualizing the child : an analysis of early childhood care and education policy in Tanzania / Bethany C. Wilinski
Striving for knowledge and dignity : young Quranic students in Kano, Nigeria / Hannah Hoechner
African children as political actors : child-inclusive views on peacebuilding and social change
Dinka youth and the culture of formal schooling in post-conflict South Sudan / Andrew I. Epstein
Educating postconflict societies : lessons from Rwanda and Liberia / Francis E. Godwyll & Siphokazi Magadla
Our voice : public health and youths' communication for social change in Senegal / Laurel J. Felt & Alexandre Rideau
Painting a picture of expressive arts therapy for war-affected youth in Northern Uganda / Julia R. Hanebrink & Alanya J. Smith
The next generation of African children / Marisa O. Ensor
About the contributors
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ensor, Marisa O.
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