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Cover for Organochlorine insecticides: neurotoxicity.

Organochlorine insecticides have an extensive history in the mitigation and control of insect populations in agricultural as well as residential and personal settings. Their utility was defined by unique characteristics that rendered these compounds highly toxic to insects, coupled with a...

Author(s)
Caudle, W. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Radon II. Leukaemia or CNS cancer risks among children.

Ionizing radiation is the only established environmental risk factor for childhood leukaemia and tumours of the central nervous system. Indeed, there is consensus that cancer risk in humans increases after exposure to moderate and high doses of radiation. However, exposures to low-dose natural...

Author(s)
Kollerud, R. del R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of women in development.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the gender empowerment activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh on women's land ownership and economic condition, household food security, fuel security, access to health care, water and sanitation, and education of girls.

Author(s)
Begum, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modern day slavery and orphanage tourism.

The contributions to this volume make an attempt to grapple with the intricacies, complexities and ambiguities inherent in orphanage tourism and the extent to which this might accord with some semblance of modern slavery practices. The first part of the book sets the scene, examining this issue...

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.; Mathews, L.; van Doore, K. E.; Flanagan, K
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781 78924 079 5)
Type
Book
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Cover for Orphanage tourism and the convention on the rights of the child.

This chapter argues that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is a useful lens through which to view the adverse effects of orphanage tourism. The first section of this chapter provides an introduction to the contents of the CRC and the second section explains what...

Author(s)
Reid, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Orphanages as sites of modern slavery.

This chapter argues that the desire of volunteers and visitors to assist orphans through orphanage tourism creates a demand for paper orphans, in turn fuelling orphanage trafficking, thus making the orphanage a site of modern slavery. Central to this chapter is how the institution of the...

Author(s)
Doore, K. E. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Historical and sociopolitical drivers of Australian participation in orphanage tourism in Bali.

This chapter examines the relationship that Australian travellers have had with Bali, and unpacks the historical and sociopolitical drivers that encourage Australian tourists to support orphanage care models within Bali. This chapter is underpinned by research undertaken for an honours thesis,...

Author(s)
Daniels, G. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for People, money and resources: the drivers of institutionalization.

This chapter responds to the question of how sending countries (of people, money and resources) contribute to the institutionalization of children in receiving countries. It explores the demand factors for orphanage tourism that drive what is argued as the unnecessary institutionalization of...

Author(s)
Mathews, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Promising practices - strengthening families and systems to prevent and reduce the institutional care of children.

This chapter highlights promising practice which aims to prevent and reduce the institutionalization of children at two levels: (1) systems and social work strengthening, and (2) family strengthening and gatekeeping. The ultimate goal is to maximize family preservation supported by strong...

Author(s)
Flanagan, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What drives voluntourism? Internal impulses and external encouragement.

This chapter aims to identify the motivations behind voluntourism, categorizing them into types so as to provide a foundation upon which we might better assess why it is that so many voluntourists seek to work with children, often in institutional environments. Particular attention is paid to...

Author(s)
Biddle, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter

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