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Author Lieten, G.K
Title Victims of obtrusive violence [electronic resource] : children and adolescents in Kenya / by G.K. Lieten
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015
book jacket
Descript xi, 128 p. : ill., digital ; 24 cm
Series SpringerBriefs in well-being and quality of life research, 2211-7644
SpringerBriefs in well-being and quality of life research
Note Introduction -- Children in Kenya -- Peer-based research -- The impact of poverty -- Safety and Well-being of Children -- Violence against children at home -- Violence against children in the public space -- Violence against children in the public space -- (Non-) Support seeking -- Conclusions and recommendations
This volume describes how children's experience with violence may affect and endanger their education, as well as their physical safety and their general well-being. It includes all forms of physical , psychological and sexual abuse, and neglect against children at home, at school, and in public spaces in two different areas of Kenya (rural and urban), while taking into account its environmental and cultural factors. This volume is unique, not only because of its focus on a less researched yet highly acute social problem but also because it provides inside knowledge by giving the children a voice through their direct participation in the data collection
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Children and violence -- Kenya
Social Sciences
Child Well-being
Childhood, Adolescence and Society
Sociology of Education
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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