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Title Children on the streets of the Americas : homelessness, education, and globalization in the United States, Brazil, and Cuba / Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, ed
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (iv, 309 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Globalization, childhood poverty, and education in the Americas / Roslyn Arlin Mickelson -- Families, schools, and the socialization of Brazilian children / Nelly Moulin & Vilma Pereira -- Schooling and 'Clean streets' in socialist Cuba : children and the special period / Sheryl L. Lutjens -- The education of homeless children and youth in the United States / James H. Stronge -- A new paradigm for social change : social movements and the transformation of policy for street and working children in Brazil / Steven J. Klees [and others] -- Dependency served : rhetorical assumptions governing the education of homeless children and youth in the United States / Irving Epstein -- Educating homeless children in the United States : an overview of legal entitlements and Federal protections / Yvonne Rafferty -- From discourse to reality : a profile of the lives and an estimate of the number of street children and adolescents in Brazil / Fúlvia Rosemberg -- Standards, curriculum reform, and the educational experiences of one homeless youngster / Rebecca Newman & Lynn Gillespie Beck -- Reconstructing childhood in Cuba : the state as family / Sheryl L. Lutjens -- From church basement to mainstream classroom : the evolution of a child's place in Charlotte, North Carolina / María Grace Yon and R.A. Mickelson -- Projeto Axé : educating excluded children in Salvador / Fernanda Gonca̧lves Almeida and Inaiá María Moreira de Carvalho -- Breaking the cycle : educating New York's homeless children and their families / Ralph da Costa Nuñez -- Projeto Semear : equalizing opportunities for adolescents at risk in Rio de Janeiro / Amelia María Noronba Pessoa de Queiroz and Ligia Gomes Elliot -- The "Magnet School" for the homeless : a worst-case scenario / Jean Anyon -- Programa curumim : a program for at-risk children in the industrial heartland / Murillo Tadeu Moreira Silva -- Improving education for homeless students with disabilities in the United States / Lori Korinek [and others] -- Children of undocumented immigrants : an invisible minority among homeless students -- Ana Huerta-Mac'ias [and others] -- Hungry hearts : runaway and homeless youth in the United States / Marc Posner -- Civic invisibility, marginality, and moral exclusion : the murders of street youth in Brazil / Martha K. Huggins & Myriam Mesquita -- Children on the streets of the Americas / R.A. Mickelson
Summary A study of living conditions and educational experiences of homeless children in the United States, Brazil, and Cuba. Taking a political economy perspective formal and informal programmes are compared; case studies are given
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Street children -- Education -- Brazil.
Street children -- Education -- Cuba.
Street children -- Education -- United States.
Street children -- Services for -- Brazil -- Case studies.
Street children -- Services for -- Cuba -- Case studies.
Street children -- Services for -- United States -- Case studies.
Street children -- Brazil -- Social conditions.
Street children -- Cuba -- Social conditions.
Street children -- United States -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin, 1948- editor
ISBN 0203900154 (electronic bk.)
0585452067 (electronic bk.)
9780203900154 (electronic bk.)
9780585452067 (electronic bk.)