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Child labour in cacao production By Jose Damian Perezgonzalez [ed]
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PEREZGONZALEZ Jose D [ed] (2010). Child labour in cacao production. Journal of Knowledge Advancement & Integration (ISSN 1177-4576), 2011, pages 1-4. Keywords: Child labour, Cacao production.... More > [See more at http://WikiofScience.wikidot.com]< Less
The Child of South Africa’s Labour Reserve By Ben Molapo
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By BEN MOLAPO. Written as a record of his life, Makotoko Bernard Molapo's book recounts his touchy upbringing and the oral stories of his grandfather Mohatonyane. He records the story of a community... More > and of a nation that has, since the discovery of diamonds in 1870s in Kimberley and gold in Witwatersrand area, been systematically transformed into a labour reserve for the South African mining industry. Bernard laments this as a history of the cost of human lives that the industry had to incur to operationally sustain itself. The blacks accounted for most of the deaths, watering the wealth of the captains of the SA mining industry for generations. Unlike the holocaust story where there was reparation for wrongs committed against the human race, people from SA labour reserve areas just take this as a defining feature of their own community survival. The subordination of the poor to the interests of the super rich has received dead silence.< Less
CHILD LABOUR: AN ISSUE OF SOCIAL AWARENESS AS HUMAN RIGHTS By Purvi Shastri
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this is a book which explore the ratio of child labour and the awareness of society towards child labour
The Life, Times & Labours of Robert Owen By Lloyd Jones
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Born in 1771, in Newtown, Wales, Robert Owen moved to Manchester and became a highly successful capitalist. Appalled by the divisions industrial capitalism wrought on society and children in... More > particular, he fought for legislation to improve the health, education and rights of working people, and strived to put his own ideas into practice. He encountered much opposition, not least from the Church of England. However he influenced many social reformers. Frederick Engels was a friendly critic and great admirer. On the occasion of Owen’s death he played tribute to him as the first man “to place socialism on a practical basis.” Today the Co-operative Movement embraces one-billion members world-wide. Its tremendous success, especially in the form of workers’ co-operatives, remains a testament to his foresight, as well as providing living proof there are viable and more efficient alternatives to global capitalism.< Less
The Life,Times & Labours of Robert Owen By Lloyd Jones
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Born in 1771, in Newtown, Wales, Robert Owen moved to Manchester and became a highly successful capitalist. Appalled by the divisions industrial capitalism wrought on society and children in... More > particular, he fought for legislation to improve the health, education, and rights of working people, and strived to put his own ideas into practice. He encountered much opposition, not least from the Church of England. However he influenced many social reformers. Frederick Engels was a friendly critic and great admirer. On the occasion of Owen’s death he played tribute to him as the first man “to place socialism on a practical basis.” Above all Owen inspired the founders of the modern International Co-operative Movement, which now embraces one-billion members world-wide. Its tremendous success, especially in the form of workers’ co-operatives, remains a living testament to his foresight, as well as providing living proof there are viable and more efficient alternatives to global capitalism.< Less
DANUSIA: The Story of a Child Survivor By Dana Szeflan Bell
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This is an incredible tale of a child’s survival during World War II. At age two, she was brutally shipped off in a cattle car to remote Northern Russia surviving kidnapping, abuse, and hunger.... More > It is a story of a little known aspect of the war-the cruel deportation of hundreds of thousands of men, women and children to slave labour camps in the far reaches of the Soviet Union… to a world of deprivation and death. It is, too, a compelling memoir of family and love and pride and courage, blending to defy the odds.< Less
Wings and the Child : Or the Building of Magic Cities By E. Nesbit
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Wings and the Child : Or the Building of Magic Cities is one of many books by E. Nesbit. Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet whose children's works were published under the name of E. Nesbit.... More > She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a precursor to the modern Labour Party.< Less
Weep Not my Child "The Heartcry of a mother" By Chinyere Nwakanma, Chinyere Nwakanma
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In this new book, Chinyere Nwakanma author of The Beautiful Garden Poems shifts her focus from issues around the world to women in Africa. Weep not my child is a collection of human stories told... More > using poems written in very simple poetic language. The poems are written in simple funny lyrics and they are quite amusing. Some of the poems are song like with the poet touching some basic issues around the world. Societal issues in modern Africa still remain the same as it was in the pre colonial era. While displaying her sense of humour in the lyrics, the poet expressed sadness over these issues which need to be addressed in modern day Africa. The poet tells it all in poetic language of the different issues that show the treatment given to women even in modern day Africa. This she expressed in lyrics such as the dead man’s wife, hot birth, circumcision, apology, girl child labour, bride price, in-laws, the house helps all revealing the status of women even in modern day Africa< Less
Weep Not my Child "The Heartcry of a mother" By Chinyere Nwakanma
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In this new book, Chinyere Nwakanma author of The Beautiful Garden Poems shifts her focus from issues around the world to women in Africa. Weep not my child is a collection of human stories told... More > using poems written in very simple poetic language. The poems are written in simple funny lyrics and they are quite amusing. Some of the poems are song like with the poet touching some basic issues around the world. Societal issues in modern Africa still remain the same as it was in the pre colonial era. While displaying her sense of humour in the lyrics, the poet expressed sadness over these issues which need to be addressed in modern day Africa. The poet tells it all in poetic language of the different issues that show the treatment given to women even in modern day Africa. This she expressed in lyrics such as the dead man’s wife, hot birth, circumcision, apology, girl child labour, bride price, in-laws, the house helps all revealing the status of women even in modern day Africa< Less
The One I Knew the Best of All - A Memory of the Mind of a Child By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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FULLY ILLUSTRATED. The One I Knew the Best of All traces the early life of Frances Hodgson Burnett. In it she relates her earliest memories as a child in a North Manchester middle-class home and,... More > following her father's death, in Salford. Although a well-behaved little girl she relates her fascination with "back street" children and their language - the Lancashire dialect - which she sets out to learn. At the same time she provides a vivid description of the differences in the lives of those who laboured to produce Lancashire's wealth and those who took possession of it. Finally she deals with the American Civil War - the consequent Lancashire Cotton Famine - its devastating effects - her family's impoverishment and subsequent flight across the Atlantic. Here, in Tennessee, they make a new life, and Frances is forced to examine ways they can make a living. A brilliant, entertaining and thought provoking read. Published in support of The Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less