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Working with child prostitutes in Thailand: problems of practice and interpretation

Montgomery, Heather (2007). Working with child prostitutes in Thailand: problems of practice and interpretation. Childhood, 14(4) pp. 415–430.

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Conducting anthropological fieldwork on the emotive issue of child prostitution raises difficult issues for anthropologists and other researchers. This article examines the ethical dilemmas of working with these extremely vulnerable children, focusing on the difference between the researcher's own interpretations and those given by the children themselves and the implications this has for child-centred anthropology and the implementation of children's rights.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1461-7013
Keywords: child-centred anthropology; child prostitution; ethics; methods
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6852
Depositing User: Heather Montgomery
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:57
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