Living Conditions and Life Forces in a Society in Crisis
Many children in Namibia find themselves facing a social crisis. They have been abandoned or abused, are malnourished, homeless, or live in shacks that barely provide any protection. However, amidst these disastrous living conditions, children have developed remarkable survival skills, and come up with equally clever and disillusioned analyses of their situation.
For three years, Michaela Fink and Reimer Gronemeyer conducted interviews in Namibia with women who take care of vulnerable children. The book gives these children a voice in interviews and essays.
FrontmatterSeiten 1 - 4
ContentsSeiten 5 - 6
What is this about? An OverviewSeiten 7 - 24
I. Children of the Crisis – Living Conditions in NamibiaSeiten 25 - 68
II. Children in Rural AreasSeiten 69 - 108
III. Children in Urban KatuturaSeiten 109 - 126
IV. The New Civil Society Places – Refuges for Children in NeedSeiten 127 - 168
Conclusion: African Children. European ChildhoodsSeiten 169 - 178
AppendixSeiten 179 - 196
19 April 2021, 196 pages
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