Global Perspectives of Childhood and Youth

  • Why is it important to consider the cultural and historical context when discussing Aboriginal Australian childrearing practices?
  • Why does Seymour describe children and young people’s agency in the Eastern DRC as ‘ambiguous’?
  • Define ‘child saving’, and outline key controversies surrounding contemporary campaigns to ‘save’ children in the global south.
  • Starting with the research literature, choose a single example of humanitarian intervention. Outline the aims of the intervention and discuss any unintentional harm or unintended consequences.