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Growing Up in Divided Societies Madeleine Leonard

Growing Up in Divided Societies

Madeleine Leonard

Published September 9th 2011
ISBN : 9781283299510
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91 pages
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Collectively the papers in this ebook illuminate how children and young peoples lives are impacted by ethnic and political divisions and their multi-faceted and, at times, contradictory responses to these. Central themes are: how are childrenMoreCollectively the papers in this ebook illuminate how children and young peoples lives are impacted by ethnic and political divisions and their multi-faceted and, at times, contradictory responses to these. Central themes are: how are children implicated in nation building and how is childhood co-opted in politically divided societies for ideological purposes- how do children and young people partake in and respond to such processes- and how is their political engagement enabled and constrained by the social structures and realities they are confronted with in these societies?