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Education and Disadvantaged Children and Young People Mitsuko Matsumoto

Education and Disadvantaged Children and Young People

Mitsuko Matsumoto

Published August 15th 2013
ISBN : 9781441121769
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144 pages
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 About the Book 

Do street children go to school, and if not, why not? What kind of education can be meaningful to young people affected by conflict?The contributors explore groups of children and young people who have no, or very limited, educational opportunitiesMoreDo street children go to school, and if not, why not? What kind of education can be meaningful to young people affected by conflict?The contributors explore groups of children and young people who have no, or very limited, educational opportunities in various contexts, including Vietnam, Ukraine, the UK, the USA, and India. They explore a number of educational initiatives that have contributed to improving the lives of disadvantaged children, drawing on the perceptions and experiences of disadvantaged children and young people themselves.Each chapter contains contemporary questions to encourage active engagement with the material and an annotated list of suggested reading to support further exploration.