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Title Child soldiers in the age of fractured states / edited by Scott Gates and Simon Reich ; Vera Achvarina [and sixteen others], contributors.
Imprint Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010.

Series The Security Continuum
Security continuum.
Subject Children and war -- Developing countries.
Child soldiers -- Developing countries.
Alt Name Gates, Scott,
Reich, Simon, 1959-
Achvarina, Vera,
Description 1 online resource (321 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Methodological problems in the study of child soldiers / Barry Ames -- An ethical perspective on child soldiers / Jeff McMahan -- The evolution of the United Nations' protection agenda for children: applying international standards / Tonderai W. Chikuhwa -- No place to hide: refugees, displaced persons, and child soldier recruits / Vera Achvarina, Simon Reich -- Recruiting children for armed conflict / Jens Christopher Andvig, Scott Gates -- The enablers of war: causal factors behind the child soldier phenomenon / P.W. Singer -- Child recruitment in Burma, Sri Lanka, and Nepal / Jo Becker -- Organizing minors: the case of Colombia / Francisco Gutierrez Sanin -- War, displacement, and the recruitment of child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo / Sarah Kenyon Lischer -- Disaggregating the causal factors unique to child soldiering: the case of Liberia / James B. Pugel -- Girls in armed forces and groups in Angola: implications for ethical research and reintegration / Michael G. Wessells -- National policies to prevent the recruitment of child soldiers / Emily Vargas-Baron -- Wise investments in future neighbors: recruitment deterrence, human agency, and education / Maureen W. McClure, Gonzalo Retamal -- Ending the scourge of child soldiering: an indirect approach / Andrew Mack.
ISBN 9780822973591 (electronic bk.)
0822973596 (electronic bk.)
082296029X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN ebc2039263
OCLC # 878146007
Additional Format Print version: Child soldiers in the age of fractured states. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010 x, 310 pages Security continuum. 9780822960294

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