Research Principles and Conceptual Framework

Lorraine van Blerk, Wayne Shand, Patrick Shanahan

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Abstract

• Research with 198 street children and young people aged 14-20 in three African countries over three years.
• Young people living and working on the street have been trained to be Research Assistants.
• The research uses the ‘capability approach’ as a framework to understand life growing up on the streets.
• The findings will contribute to a deeper understanding of life for young people and inform international policy and service planning.
Original languageEnglish
TypeBriefing Paper
Media of outputOnline
PublisherStreetInvest
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationEngland
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

Publication series

NameGrowing up on the Streets: Briefing Papers
PublisherStreetInvest
No.1

Keywords

  • Street children
  • Young people
  • Capability approach
  • International policy
  • Service planning

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