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Community understandings of children's transitions in Ethiopia: possible implications for life course poverty

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Young Lives Working Paper 41
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The paper explores the views of caregivers and other adults on the nature and timing of transitions made by children aged 11 to 13 in five Ethiopian communities, spanning rural, peri-urban and urban locations. The three transitions selected are schooling, work and 'early' marriage for girls, which provides a gendered example of rites of passage that are engaged in alongside institutional transitions and affect their success or failure. Adult perspectives are the focus as these are assumed to ...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)
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Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Yisak Tafere
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Funding agency for:
Laura Camfield
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Working Papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
URN:
uuid:c963024a-3be9-422a-9ce0-54ee7d1448c4
Local pid:
ora:3394
ISBN:
9781904427452

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