Rescuing railway children : reuniting families from India's railway platforms / Malcolm Harper, Lalitha Iyer.
By: Harper, Malcolm.
Contributor(s): Iyer, Lalitha.Material type: BookPublisher: New Delhi : SAGE Publications, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9788132117865; 8132117867.Subject(s): Child welfare -- India | Social work with children -- India | Runaway children -- India | Railroad stations -- India | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & WelfareGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 362.74 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
India's railway children -- Conventions and policies versus practice and reality -- Platform presence -- At the shelter -- Protection for children in need -- A re-integration camp -- Homecoming -- Spreading the lessons of experience -- Who really knows a child's need? -- Care and protection services for children in the UK -- The future railway children in the next twenty years.
Print version record.