The concept of children and youth in specially difficult circumstances covers a broad range of populations at risk for developing health and other problems and includes street children, working children, refugee and displaced children (who/oms, 1998. His research focuses primarily upon housing stability, service delivery systems, street health, and homeless youth culture he has completed a film documentary looking at the plight of street youth in guatemala city and several animated shorts on canadian street youth culture. The children's streets: an ethnographic study of street children in ciudad 26 (3) fridjohn international journal of cognitive education and mediated learning305 skuy j pretoria: sigma press.
You must conduct research to find out a great deal of information about the motives and desires of potential customers for a home delivery grocery service you need a sample of at least 300 people who spend at least $100 weekly at the supermarket, and you don't have a lot of money to conduct the research. This book began life as a conversation about the demands and rewards of teaching ethnographic methods within education as we compared notes, we realised that we had rather different approaches to ethnographic research, and that these were grounded in our own training and apprenticeship. The construction of research relations based on notions of interconnection, empathy, and mutual familiarity challenges the separation between researcher and participant and works to level the social field between these dichotomous categorizations that pre-define human relations and hierarchies in the research process. Additionally, some of our graduates have taken full-time research or consulting positions in non-profit organizations, government agencies, and in the business sector the following is a list of the departmental alumni for whom we have current information.
Of working street children at one specific point in time, you are in the process of developing an exploratory study exploratory studies are useful for conducting situation. Inhalant-using street children seek intoxication in a pursuit of pleasure, despite the harm that befalls them as a result • group interview fragments narrate the sensory appeal of inhalants, and an ethnographic vignette the dynamics of a sniffing session. 2nd dm use a model of reflection systematically (5 mins) the model of structured reflection (johns, 2009) bring the mind home focus on a description of an experience that seems significant in some way. Using his ethnographic research with street children and child protection policies in cape verde, lorenzo bordonaro deals with the conundrum that ambiguous agency presents for the way social interventions are implemented in practice.
This survey aimed to bring out reflections regarding situations of violence in the lives of women who were living on the streets in the city of são paulo, brazil during the fieldwork, the researcher interacted with about. Metabolic living is a rich, ambitious book whose theoretical and ethnographic model builds bridges across chapters with disparate topics and actors for readers curious about how to research and write the complexities of embodiment - and are open to experimenting with how to get there - metabolic livi ng is a productive and. Thus, research ' subjects ' become research actors and take ownership of the project, define its boundaries and design, and work to effect social change in their community and individual realities. Unicef's definition of street youth potentially excludes street families (street-family children who live with their family on the streets), 10 seasonal street workers (children who live on the streets only occasionally or seasonally), 10 and others.
A street in a sense is a small (or large) fragment of a larger system of roads a river in a similar sense is parts of a larger system of rivers, besides the obvious that one is solid ground and the other is water there is another difference that stands out, that is that a river only flows one direction. Home journals & books case studies researching with, not on: using photography in researching street children in accra, ghana. Street children are subjected to physical assault, sexual abuse, harassment from the public, intimidation by gang members and criminals, and arrest by the police (richter, 1988b) this victimization frequently repeats what has occurred in the home though often victims themselves, street children. Ethnography is characterised by long-term participant observation as a central method, where the researcher spends an extended period of time in a social group in order to collect data. This paper focuses on past, present, and potential future contributions of ethnographic research to describing and understanding street cultures of drug use and the implications these have for informing various interventions.
Many other street children are victims of war and natural disasters others are stateless comparisons and differences between street children and working children are introduced for example, street children and homeless youth often rebel against authoritarian parents. The epistemology of the known subject i propose does not stem from pure speculation, but from an attempt to approach, with the theoretical-methodological contributions of the three mentioned coexisting paradigms, the study of extreme poverty in the city of buenos aires, with a focus on people who define their home address as on the streets. In his reflection on the ethnographic research in contemporary regimes of intervention, marcus argues that the 'witness' has emerged as a key self-identity for the anthropologist however, he suggests that this role is problematic, given its appeal to a disinterested, secular authority. Gone astray portraits (2002/3) (redleadercouk, 2017) gone astray portraits has a title taken from a charles dickens gone astray 1853 which is an account of a young child lost in the city of london, with references to anxiety and vulnerability and to people leading double lives.
Chapter 14 reflections on longitudinal ethnography and the families' reactions to unequal childhoods (pp 312-332) in qualitative research, the way the researcher acts in the field is inextricably connected to data quality. At this week's child in the city international seminar, i was paying particular attention to thinking about the links between play, space and community in the city, in the context of my developing research on street play and everyday relationships (see also an earlier blog post here.
The course of lost childhood a factors of street children existence b life of street children c street children phenomenon ii dealing with street children a the lost childhood b health conditions c coping strategies d probable solutions iii. (former) street youth in blantyre, malawi, and the fluidity of constructing home', winner of the african studies centre, leiden's 2016 africa thesis award this annual award for master's students encourages student research and writing on. The low-slung, overhanging roof and midcentury modern style of this fire station makes it a conspicuous feature on tremont street, near the south end branch of the boston public library. Children include children living at home, aged eight and older, who do not beg, do not attend school and work full time in the street street children , aged 5-18, do not attend school and beg full time in the street.