Cross Cultural Perspectives in Child Advocacy

Edited by:
Ilene R. Berson, University of South Florida
Michael J. Berson, University of South Florida
Bárbara C. Cruz, University of South Florida

A volume in the series: Research in Global Child Advocacy. Editor(s): Ilene R. Berson, University of South Florida. Michael J. Berson, University of South Florida.

Published 2001

This study on cross cultural perspectives in child advocacy deals with various topics, including support for children's issues, the factors that influence reporting of suspected child abuse and child advocacy's application to education professionals. The study looks at issues from around the world.

Acknowledgments. Introduction: Galvanizing Support for Children's Issues. Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson.Social Injustice: The Irony of African Schooling Disruption. Annette Richardson. Inhibiting and Enabling Factors that Influence Educator Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect. Faye McCallum. Rights and Wrongs: Children's Participation in High-Performance Sports. Gabriela Tymowski. When the Eagle Meets the Condor: A Dialogue with Ecuador. Carol Flake. Child Advocacy and its Application to Education Professionals: International Symposium on Early Childhood Education and Care for the Twenty-first Century. Deborah Eville Lo and Tata Mbugua. Walking the Talk: Realizing a Commitment to Our Children. Donna Patterson and Rosanne Glass. Implications of Brain Research for Children from Low-Income Minority Families: The Need for an Ecological Perspective. Jyotsna Pattnaik. Involving Preservice Teachers in a Program for ROM (Gypsy) Children in Northern Greece: Lessons in Child Advocacy. Beth Blue Swadener, Evangelia Tressou, and Christodoula Mitakidou. Biographies of the Contributors.