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Influencing international child labour policy: The potential and limits of children-centred research

Bessell, Sharon


How did research with working children influence child labour policy in the late 1990s and early 2000s? What were the constraints to research findings exerting greater influence over international policy? This paper explores these questions against the backdrop of studies with working children in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1994, 1995 and 1999. It is suggested that rights-based, children-centred research is a potential means of gaining insights into the lives of working children. As such, research...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Children and Youth Services Review
DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.05.013


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