Children on the Streets of the Americas: Homelessness, Education, and Globalization in the United States, Brazil, and Cuba

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Contents
Illustrations 3
Abbreviations 4
Foreword 6
Marian Wright Edelman
Acknowledgments 8
Part I:Introduction
1. Globalization, Childhood Poverty, and Education in the Americas 11
Roslyn Arlin Mickelson
Part II:Children on the Streets of Brazil, Cuba, and the United States:A Status Report
2. Families, Schools, and the Socialization of Brazilian Children: Contemporary Dilemmas That Create Street Children 41
Nelly Moulin and Vilma Pereira
3. Schooling and “Clean Streets” in Socialist Cuba: Children and the Special Period 55
Sheryl L. Lutjens
4. The Education of Homeless Children and Youth in the United States: A Progress Report 66
James H. Stronge
Part III:Education and Social Policy for Children:The Role of the State
5. A New Paradigm for Social Change: Social Movements and the Transformation of Policy for Street and Working Children in Brazil 77
Steven J. Klees, Irene Rizzini, and Anthony Dewees
6. Dependency Served: Rhetorical Assumptions Governing the Education of Homeless Children and Youth in the United States 99
Irving Epstein
7. Educating Homeless Children in the United States: An Overview of Legal Entitlements and Federal Protections 108
Yvonne Rafferty
8. From Discourse to Reality: A Profile of the Lives and an Estimate of the Number of Street Children and Adolescents in Brazil 118
Fúlvia Rosemberg
9. Standards, Curriculum Reform, and the Educational Experiences of One Homeless Youngster: Some Reflections 136
Rebecca Newman and Lynn Gillespie Beck
Part IV:Case Studies of Programs for Homeless and Street Childrenin the United States, Brazil, and Cuba
10. Restructuring Childhood in Cuba: The State as Family 147
Sheryl L. Lutjens

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