The Resource A sociological study of street children in Ghana : victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration, Vivian Amantana ; with a foreword by Stephen G. Gibbons

A sociological study of street children in Ghana : victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration, Vivian Amantana ; with a foreword by Stephen G. Gibbons

Label
A sociological study of street children in Ghana : victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration
Title
A sociological study of street children in Ghana
Title remainder
victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration
Statement of responsibility
Vivian Amantana ; with a foreword by Stephen G. Gibbons
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Amantana, Vivian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV887.G4
LC item number
A43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Street children
  • Child welfare
  • Rural-urban migration
  • Child welfare
  • Economic history
  • Rural-urban migration
  • Social history
  • Street children
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
Label
A sociological study of street children in Ghana : victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration, Vivian Amantana ; with a foreword by Stephen G. Gibbons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.137-161) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The known contributors -- Scope of the study: The greater Accra region. The northern region. Ghana's decentralization and local government program -- Poverty in Africa: the role of the United Nations: Debt and economic crisis in Africa: a theoretical discourse. The development theory. The dependency theory. The liberal economic theory. Structural adjustment program. International Monetary Fund adjustment program. The World Bank adjustment program -- The Ghanaian situation: Pre-adjustment economy. Economic reforms. Adjustment and forest resource in Ghana. Adjustment and agriculture in Ghana. Post-adjustment changes -- Methodology and emerging themes: The Ghanaian street child. The life of the street child. Self definition. Life on urban streets. Instrumental crime. In the midst of exploitation and harassment. Going down a virtual one-way street. Why they migrate. Rural ecology as a push factor. Perception of urban ecology as a pull factor. Family influence and disruption. Primogeniture. Marriage as a cultural influence. Influence of fosterage. Breakdown of kinship fostering as a cultural influence -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 164 pages
Isbn
9780773416062
Lccn
2011020165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)724660647
  • (OCoLC)ocn724660647
Label
A sociological study of street children in Ghana : victims of kinship breakdown and rural-urban migration, Vivian Amantana ; with a foreword by Stephen G. Gibbons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.137-161) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The known contributors -- Scope of the study: The greater Accra region. The northern region. Ghana's decentralization and local government program -- Poverty in Africa: the role of the United Nations: Debt and economic crisis in Africa: a theoretical discourse. The development theory. The dependency theory. The liberal economic theory. Structural adjustment program. International Monetary Fund adjustment program. The World Bank adjustment program -- The Ghanaian situation: Pre-adjustment economy. Economic reforms. Adjustment and forest resource in Ghana. Adjustment and agriculture in Ghana. Post-adjustment changes -- Methodology and emerging themes: The Ghanaian street child. The life of the street child. Self definition. Life on urban streets. Instrumental crime. In the midst of exploitation and harassment. Going down a virtual one-way street. Why they migrate. Rural ecology as a push factor. Perception of urban ecology as a pull factor. Family influence and disruption. Primogeniture. Marriage as a cultural influence. Influence of fosterage. Breakdown of kinship fostering as a cultural influence -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 164 pages
Isbn
9780773416062
Lccn
2011020165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)724660647
  • (OCoLC)ocn724660647

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