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Children's Responses to Risk in Agricultural Work in Andhra Pradesh, India

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This paper discusses protection of children from hazards in agricultural work. International and national policies aim to protect children by eliminating all child labour. Previous literature on hazardous child labour tends to focus on single industries or crops, overlooking the variety of activities that children undertake in subsistence farming. We analyse survey and qualitative data from children, and present rates of work, injuries experienced, how children deal with risks, and perceiv...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/09614524.2012.672955

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Journal:
Development in Practice Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
549-561
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1364-9213
ISSN:
0961-4524
URN:
uuid:3e539fed-cea0-40e7-9717-f143dd0585c5
Local pid:
ora:9120
Language:
English
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