By R. Mickelson
The variety of highway young children in built and constructing international locations is emerging, usually in the middle of prosperity. those unique contributions research and examine the dwelling stipulations and academic studies of homeless young children within the usa, Brazil and Cuba. simply because social coverage and fiscal elements are principal to those kid's plight, Mickelson and her members hire a political economic climate standpoint to envision the lives of the kids and the academic and social programs-successful and unsuccessful-that are designed to serve them. The e-book examines formal and casual courses, compares and contrasts kid's events in every one kingdom, and gives coverage options. through the ebook, case reviews are mixed with contemporary statistical and demographic proof approximately every one nation. participants: Fernanda Goncalves Almeida, Jean Anyon, Lynn G. Beck, Inaia Maria Moreira de Carvalho, Anthony Dewees, Marian Wright Edelman, Ligia Gomes Elliot, Irving Epstein, Maria Luisa Gonzalez, Linda Holman, Ana Huerta-Macias, Martha Knisely Huggins, Steven J. Klees, Lori Korinek, Sheryl L. Lutjens, Myriam P. Mesquita, Virginia Laycock McLaughlin, Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, Nelly de Mendoca Moulin, Rebecca L. Newman, Ralph da Costa Nunez, Vilma Periera, Marc Posner, Amelia Maria Noronha Pessoa de Queiroz, Yvonne Rafferty, Irene Rizzini, Fulvia Rosemberg, Murilo Tadeu Moreira Silva, James H. Stronge, Chriss Walther-Thomas
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In the developed world, the majority of homeless children are members of homeless family units. Typically, homeless children and their families will be domiciled either in a shelter or their car, or temporarily housed with relatives. S. children and their parents literally sleep on streets or in public places. Homeless adolescents are an important exception. They fit the definition of children of the streets. Homeless adolescents who live on the streets, working, begging, socializing, and occasionally trading sex for money, constitute a sizable portion of the population of homeless youths in America.
DuBois’s prescient observation that the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line is as true for Brazil as it is for the United States. Many years ago, Brazilian sociologist Florestan Fernandes (1979, 1965) argued that skin color correlates with wealth in Brazil; the country’s rigid class structure relegates blacks and people of mixed race to the lower classes. Most scholarly investigations of the relationship among race and class in Brazil report the myth that class, not race, is the important dynamic in Brazilian social stratification no empirical basis for.