The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey

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  • Copyright: 2009-10-15
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Table of Contents

Editors and Contributors
Editors's Introduction: Child Labor in Global and Historical Perspectives
Editor's Note: Measuring Child Labor
List of Abbreviations
Understanding Child Labor
The Economic View of Child Labor
Social-Science Views on Working Children
A Brief Historiography of Child Labor Colin Heywood
Toward an Integrative Theory of Child
More Developed Regions of the World
Periods of History: Childhood and Child Work, C. 1800-Present
Child Labor in the Industrial Revolution
Coming to Terms with Child Labor
The Historical Role of Education
History of Child Welfare
The Role of Technology
Child Labor in the Developed Nations Today
Global Trade and Child Labor
Visual Representations of Child Labor in the West
Less Developed Regions of the World
Worst Forms of Child Labor
Worst Forms of Child Labor: Agriculture
Worst Forms of Child Labor: Child Domestic Labor
Worst Forms of Child Labor: Street Children and Street Trades
Worst Forms of Child Labor: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
Worst Forms of Child Labor: Children and War
Worst Forms of Child Labor: Child Bonded Labor
The Puzzle of "Idle" Children, Neither in School Nor Performing Economic Activity
Child Labor Policy for Developing Nations
Education and Child Labor: A Global Perspective
Special Health Risks of Child Labor
Action Against Child Labor
The United Nations and UNICEF
Millennium Development Goals
International Labor Organization (ILO) and the International Program for the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC)
The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
The Role of Trade Unions
Organization of Working Children
The Economics of Consumer Actions Against Products with Child Labor Content
Global March Against Child Labor
Sub-Saharan Africa
Child Labor in Post-Colonial Africa
Child Labor in Colonial Africa
HIV/AIDS and Child Labor in Sub-Saharan Africa
Influence of Orphanhood on Children's Schooling and Labor: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Children's Work among Traditional Healers in Africa
Child Labor Unions in Africa
Western Africa
Trafficking for Labor Exploitation in West and Central Africa
Quranic Schools and Child Labor in West Africa
Burkina Faso
Child Labor in Burkina Faso
Children's Work and Child Domestic Labor and Child Trafficking in
Child Labor in Ghana
Child Labor in Mali
Child Labor in Nigeria
Children in Street-Trading in Nigeria
Child Labor in Nigeria: Historical Perspective
Child Labor in Senegal: Contemporary and Historical Perspective
Sierra Leone
Middle Africa
Child Soldiers in the Great Lakes Region of Africa
Child Labor in Cameroon
Central African Republic
Eastern Africa:Burundi
Child Labor in Ethiopia: Overview and Policy Challenges
Attending School, Learning, and Child Work in Ethiopia
Child Labor in Kenya
Children and Forced Labor in Colonial Kenya
Child Labor in Tanzania
Child Labor in Uganda
Child Labor in Zambia
Working Children in Zimbabwe
Child Labor in Colonial Zimbabwe
Southern Africa: Lesotho
South Africa
Mapping Children's Work in South African History
Latin America And Caribbean
Child Labor in Latin America
History of Childhood and Child Labor in Latin America
Child Labor and Education in Latin America
Children's Social Movements in Latin America
South America
Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Andes Region
Child Labor in Bolivia
Recent History of Child Labor in Brazil
The History of Child Labor in Brazil
Prostitution and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Brazil
Special Health Risks to Child Workers in Brazil Anaclaudia
The Inter-Generational Persistence of Child Labor in Brazil
Child Labor Labeling in Brazil
Development of Child Labor Law in Brazil
The History of Child Labor in Brazil
Orphans and the Transition from Slave to Free Labor in Northeast Brazil
Child Labor in Colombia
Central America: Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Child Labor in El Salvador
Child Labor in Guatemala
Child Labor in Honduras
Child Labor in Mexico
Street Children in Mexico
Progressa Oportunidads: Mexico's School Stipend Program
Impact of Temporary Labor Migration on Schooling among Mexican Children
History of Child Labor in Mexico
Child Labor in Nicaragua
Child Slaves on West Indies Sugar Plantations
Dominican Republic
Child Labor in Haiti
Child Labor in Jamaica
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Jamaica
North America
Child Labor in Canada
Children in Canadian Mining
Nation Builders: Orphans in the Canadian Wilderness
Evolution of Child Welfare Policy in Canada
United States
History of Child Labor
The Work of Enslaved Children in the United States Wilma King, Strickland Professor of History, University of Missouri
The Work of Enslaved Children in the United States
Orphan Trains
History of Children in US Coal Mining
Child Labor in the American Glass Industry
Child Labor in American Textiles
Child Labor in Commercialized Agriculture, 1890-1966
Evolution of US Child Labor Law
Florence Kelley and the National Consumers' League
National Child Labor Committee
The US Children's Bureau
Child Labor and the US Today
Children in the Fields: America's Hidden Child Labor Problem
21st Century Adolescence in America
American Students' Activism Against Global Child Labor
Europe: An Overview
European Proto-Industrialization
European Industrialization and Child Labor
History of Education in Europe: Schooling and Child Labor in Europe since the Reformation
Apprenticeship Practices in Europe
Church and Child Labor-Catholicism
Church and Child Labor-Protestant Reformation
United Kingdom
History of Child Labor in Britain
Pauper Apprenticeship in England
History of Child Labor in Coal Mining in Britain
Child Labor in the UK-Textiles
Child Work in Agriculture in Britain
Street Children and Street Trades in the UK Heather Shore Chimney Sweep-Cultural Icon Heather Shore Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury (1801-1885)
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Child Work and Child Labor in the United Kingdom Today
Northern Europe
History of Child Labor in the Nordic Countries
Family Policy in the Nordic Countries
Child Labor in the Danish Textile Industry
History of Child Labor in Finland
History of Child Labor in Sweden
On Financial Incentives in Child Auctions in 19th Century Sweden
Child Work and Child Labor in Sweden Today
Western Europe: Belgium
Child Labor in Belgium
Child Labor in the Ghent Cotton Mills, 19th Century
France: An Historical Overview
History of Child Labor in Germany: An Overview
New Risks and New Opportunities in School-to-Work Transition: The Transformation of the German Apprenticeship System
The Netherlands
Child Labor in The Netherlands During Proto- and Early Industrialization
Work, Education, and Discipline: Attitudes towards Child Labor in The Netherlands, 1500 to 1875
Development of Child Labor Policy in The Netherlands Since 1874
Newspaper Delivery in The Netherlands
Southern Europe: Albania
Exploitation of Albanian Children in Greece
Bosnia and Herzegovina
History of Child Labor in Portugal
Child Labor in Portugal Today
Child Labor in Portuguese Textiles
Children's Work in Spanish Textiles during the 19th and 20th Centuries
Eastern Europe: Romania
Child Labor in Romania
History of Child Labor in Imperial Russia
Child Labor in the Russian Textile Industry
Children in Sex Trades in Russia
Position of Children and Child Labor in Russia Today
North Africa and Middle East (Western Asia)
North Africa
History of Child Labor in North Africa
History of Child Labor in Algeria
History of Child Labor in Libya
History of Child Labor in Morocco
Morocco: Why Children Go to Work Instead of School
The Pyjama Trail Affair: A Case Study in Child Labor
Small Maids in Morocco
History of Child Labor in Tunisia
Middle East: Azerbaijan
Child Labor in Azerbaijan
Child Labor in Egypt
Child Labor in Georgia
Child Labor in Iran
Child Labor and Child Growth in Jordan
Selling Girls in Kuwait
Child Labor in Turkey
Legal Protection of Working Children in Turkey
Primary Education and Child Labor in Turkey
Sexual Exploitation of the Girl Child: Juvenile Commercial Sex Workers in Istanbul
United Arab Emirates
Children Trafficked to Gulf States for Use as Camel Jockeys
Child Labor in Yemen
Central and South Asia
Central Asia: Kazakhstan
Child Labor in Kazakhstan
South Asia
Rural Child Labor in South Asia
Bangladeshi Garment Industry-from the Harkin Bill to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Economic History of Modern India
Evolution of the Law on Child Labor in India
Children in India's Carpet Industry
Children in India's Glass Industry
Children of Kolkata Slums Subrata
Children of Delhi Slums
Working Children's Unions in India
Child Labor and HIV and AIDS in India
Education and Child Labor in India
Challenges for Tribal Schooling in India
Child Labor in Nepal
Child Labor in the Tibeto-Nepalese Carpet Industry
Social Labelling Programs in Nepal's Carpet Industry
Trafficking of Child Workers in Nepal
The Recruitment and Use of Children in Nepal's Armed Conflict
Child Labor in Pakistan
Child Work and Schooling Costs in Pakistan
Child Labor in Pakistan's Export Industries
Child Labor Policy and Legislation in Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Forcible recruitment of Children in Sri Lanka
East Asia And Pacific
East Asia: China
Child Labor in China: An Overview
Education in the People's Republic of China
History of Child Labor in China
History of Chinese Education
History of Child Labor in Japan
Education and Child Labor in Japan
South East Asia: Cambodia
Child Labor in Cambodia
Child Labor in Indonesia
Child Labor in Sub-Contract Sectors of Indonesia's Garment and Footwear Industries
Children and Work in Indonesia: Historical Overview
Development of Child Labor Policy in Indonesia
Child Soldiers in Myanmar Written by Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
Education and Child Labor in the Philippines
Child Labor on Sugarcane Plantations in the Philippines
Child Domestic Work in the Philippines
Children in Muro-Ami Fishing
Children in the Philippine Gold Mining Industry
Role of NGOs in the Philippines
Child Labor in Thailand
Social Transformation and Children's Work in Vietnam
Street Children in Vietnam
Oceania: Australia
Development of Child Welfare Policy in Australia
Aboriginal Child Labor in Colonial Australia
New Zealand
Child Labor in New Zealand
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