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The Resource Pillars of the nation : child citizens and Ugandan national development, Kristen E. Cheney

Pillars of the nation : child citizens and Ugandan national development, Kristen E. Cheney

Label
Pillars of the nation : child citizens and Ugandan national development
Title
Pillars of the nation
Title remainder
child citizens and Ugandan national development
Statement of responsibility
Kristen E. Cheney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How can children simultaneously be the most important and least powerful people in a nation? In her innovative ethnography of Ugandan children?the pillars of tomorrow?s Uganda, according to the national youth anthem?Kristen E. Cheney answers this question by exploring the daily contradictions children face as they try to find their places amid the country?s rapidly changing social conditions. Drawing on the detailed life histories of several children, Cheney shows that children and childhood are being redefined by the desires of a young country struggling to position itself in the internationa
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cheney, Kristen E
Dewey number
305.23096761/090511
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ792.U3
LC item number
C47 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's rights
  • Children
  • Children and war
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Children and war
  • Children
  • Children's rights
  • Uganda
  • Kinderen
  • Sociale situatie
  • Economische ontwikkeling
  • Burgeroorlogen
  • Uganda
Label
Pillars of the nation : child citizens and Ugandan national development, Kristen E. Cheney
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the role of Ugandan child citizens in the struggle for national development -- Global rights discourses, national developments, and local childhoods -- Crucial components of child citizenship -- "Education for all": the dilemma of children's educational attainment, national development, and class mobility -- "Speaking the English of a Ugandan person": the intersections of children's identity formation -- Children's political socialization: engagement and disempowerment -- Actualizations -- "Village life is better than town life": identity, migration, and development in the lives of Ugandan child citizens -- "Our children have only known war": the predicament of children and childhood in northern Uganda -- "Did the constitution produce my children!?" Cultural production and contestation in Uganda's national primary school music festivals -- Epilogue
Control code
304550632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226102498
Lccn
2006039082
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780226102474
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)304550632
Label
Pillars of the nation : child citizens and Ugandan national development, Kristen E. Cheney
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the role of Ugandan child citizens in the struggle for national development -- Global rights discourses, national developments, and local childhoods -- Crucial components of child citizenship -- "Education for all": the dilemma of children's educational attainment, national development, and class mobility -- "Speaking the English of a Ugandan person": the intersections of children's identity formation -- Children's political socialization: engagement and disempowerment -- Actualizations -- "Village life is better than town life": identity, migration, and development in the lives of Ugandan child citizens -- "Our children have only known war": the predicament of children and childhood in northern Uganda -- "Did the constitution produce my children!?" Cultural production and contestation in Uganda's national primary school music festivals -- Epilogue
Control code
304550632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226102498
Lccn
2006039082
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780226102474
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)304550632

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