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Year : 2007

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x+ 200 pp, 2010 imp.

ISBN : 9788175413474(HB), Price : $22.00 Add To Cart

About the Book

The problem of child labour is not new and much more needs to be done to abolish child labour. Education is an essential tool to not only eradicate child labour but also ensure better childhood of these tiny working hands. In this effort grass root NGOs can play a pivotal role. Many NGOs like Bandhua Mukti Morcha Salam Balak Trust etc are not only rescuing the working children and providing shelter to them but are also looking after their educational needs. The book focuses on the problem of child labour with case study methodology and suggests the measures to deal with the problem. Policy makers researchers and students of economics sociology and education may find the book useful.

About Author

Dr. Prachi Shirur did her post graduation from Delhi School of Economics and Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi. She is presently a member of senior editorial staff of CSDMS. She has also worked in CARE as research manager. She has done Research Projects on Child Labour and Empowerment of Women in both governmental and non-governmental organizations. She has contributed articles on social and current issues in various publications and authored a book entitled Child Labour: A Sociological Study.
Dr. Srinivas Shirur is a faculty in IILM Delhi and is also looking after its Ph.D programme in collaboration with Jamia Hamdard University. He has earned his Ph.D from Dept. of Business Studies Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi. He has done his M.A (Economics) from Osmania University and MBA in finance from Punjab Technical University. He was awarded JRF by UGC to pursue his doctorate. He has taught in Institutes like FORE GGSIP University and Jamia Millia Islamia. Dr. Srinivas Shirur has written four books on topics relating to Strategy and Economics. Around 30 of his articles have been published in reputed journals. He has presented five papers in national and international level conferences.


Child Labour: Nature of the Problem, Towards an Understanding of Non-Governmental Organisations
Non-Governmental Organisations in India
Educational and Other Strategies of Non-Governmental Organisations
Bandhua Mukti Morcha: A Case Study
NGO-Salaam Baalak Trust: Shelter and Education
Restoring Child Rights: Summary and Recommendations

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