Research Principles and Conceptual Framework

Lorraine van Blerk, Wayne Shand, Patrick Shanahan

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• 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
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationEngland
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

Publication series

NameGrowing up on the Streets: Briefing Papers


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


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