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The Child and the State in India: Child Labor and Education Policy in Comparative Perspective

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India has the largest number of non-schoolgoing working children in the world. Why has the government not removed them from the labor force and required that they attend school, as have the governments of all developed and many developing countries? To answer this question, this major comparative study first looks at why and when other states have intervened to protect children against parents and employers. By examining Europe of the nineteenth century, the United States, Japan, and a number of developing countries, Myron ...

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The Child and the State in India: Child Labor and Education Policy in Comparative Perspective
1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691018980

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1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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