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Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective$
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Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199558582

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.001.0001

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction
Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Anaclaudia G. Fassa

David L. Parker

Thomas J. Scanlon

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of child labour as a global problem and changes in policies regarding child labour. It then lays out the purpose of the book, which is to synthesize a discussion on the key causes and consequences of child labour in the early 21st century. These are discussed in terms of the individual child, as well as the wider context of the family and community.

Keywords:   child labour, child labour policy, child welfare, family

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