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Youth, street culture, and urban violence in Africa

Youth, street culture, and urban violence in Africa

report of the international symposium held in Abidjan, May 5-7, 1997

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Published by IFRA/African Book Builders in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Street children -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Street youth -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • City children -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Urban youth -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Subculture -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Violence -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Urban violence -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesInternation symposium--youth, street culture, and urban violence in Africa
      StatementPius Adesanmi, rapporteur.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAdesanmi, Pius., Institut français de recherche en Afrique.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV887.A35 Y68 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 39 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL466025M
      ISBN 109782015539
      LC Control Number98186576
      OCLC/WorldCa39157082

      These people show just how much they don't care about actual Black victims of trafficking until its time to mark LGBTQ+ people as the monsters in the night. Revolution is a conscious mass seizing all agencies of power, service, production, and institutions of socialization. Western Deep operates as counter memory which serves to resist the. This book is based on six years of ethnographic research among homeless youth gangs and home-living street children in Addis Ababa. It has evolved over subsequent years of follow-up research and further reflection on the cumulative causes and consequences of .

        Youth violence is a serious problem that can have lasting harmful effects on victims and their family, friends, and communities. The goal for youth violence prevention is to stop youth violence from happening in the first place. Preventing youth violence requires addressing factors at all levels of the social ecology —the individual. causes and solutions to youth violence in nigeria The youths are the major part of the Nigerian population as shown by statistics and data on record, which conforms to the globally accepted view that the youths of today are the nation of tomorrow.

      To inform a city-wide youth Violence Prevention Initiative, we explored youth narratives about their exposure to violence to gain insight into their understanding of the causes and effects of violence in their communities. At-risk youth were recruited through street outreach for individual interviews and focus group sessions. Types of experiential violence identified included (1) street, (2 Cited by: The study outlined in this article drew on Elijah Anderson’s () code of the street perspective to examine the impact of neighborhood street culture on violent delinquency. Using data from more than African American adolescents, we examined 1) whether neighborhood street culture predicts adolescent violence above and beyond an adolescent’s own street code values and 2) whether Cited by:


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In Youth, Street Culture and Urban Violence in Africa, proceedings of the international symposium held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, pp.May Amanda Dissel is Manager of the Criminal Justice Programme at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

Thanks to Shaneez Amien for her input on the Westbury Gangs. Buy Understanding Street Culture: Poverty, Crime, Youth and Cool by Ilan, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Jonathan Ilan.

BIAYA, Tshikala K. y In: Jeunes, culture de la rue et violence urbaine en Afrique / Youth, Street Culture and Urban Violence in Africa: Actes du symposium international d’Abidjan, mai / Proceedings of the International Symposium held in Abidjan, May, [en ligne].

Ibadan: IFRA-Nigeria, (généré le 03 mars ). On Wednesday 8 OctoberARI, in partnership with the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID), hosted a discussion focusing on contemporary cases of urban violence in Africa. Dr Tom Goodfellow explored violent protest in Uganda, Dr Paula Meth reflected on gender-based violence in South Africa and Zainab Usman discussed Boko Haram violence in Nigeria.

Umtata. Résumé in Jeunes, culture de la rue et violence urbaine en Afrique / Youth, Street Culture and Urban Violence in Africa, IFRA-Nigeria, ; I. Urban Migrants and Associational Ethnicity: Conceptual and theoretical perspectives in Trends of Migrant Political Organization in Nigeria, IFRA-Nigeria, ; by: 2.

academics and anyone who has ever wondered about youth violence or wanted to do something about it. ‘It is a national book of global relevance.’ Alexander Butchart, Prevention of Violence Coordinator, World Health Organization ‘On the one hand Youth book is.

Violence. In Africa, 70% of urban residents have been victims of crime, mainly in peacetime, and youths are the most likely to commit, and be victims of, violence and violent acts.

However, a lack of reliable data collection methods means that little is known about the true extent of. Youth, street culture, and urban violence in Africa: Responsibility: sous la direction de Georges Hérault, Pius Adesanmi = Youth, street culture, and urban violence in Africa: proceedings of the international symposium held in Abidjan, May / edited by Georges Hérault, Pius Adesanmi.

How do poverty, youth and crime relate to the concept of being 'cool'. Jonathan Ilan presents a unique, theoretically informed overview of street culture in various parts of the world – its Author: Jonathan Ilan.

Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth Anna Aizer. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Children, Health Economics, Labor Studies Three quarters of American children have been exposed to neighborhood violence in their lifetimes. Violence in the City Understanding and Supporting Community Responses to Urban Violence The World Bank Social Development Department Conflict, Crime and Violence Team.

A Harvard sociologist says the same community that faces high unemployment and rates of incarceration is also responsible for some of the world's most vibrant popular cultures. comprehensive understanding of the social dimensions of urban violence.

The study is not an exhaustive review of the topic, but rather is an exploration of the social drivers of violence, and its impact on social relations. The work has been guided by five objectives: 1. Introduce the social dimensions of urban violence and review existing les. Global Perspectives on Youth Gang Behavior, Violence, and Weapons Use reconsiders the traditional understandings of youth violence in various forms, such as gang activities, criminal behavior, and weapons use.

Focusing on the psychosocial elements of violence among children, teenagers, and young adults, this timely publication is ideally.

The main purpose of this study was to explore qualitatively the lived experiences of street children living on the street of Durban, in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Adolescents (six males and four females) between the ages of 14 and 18 years (average age=16) were purposively selected and in-depth semi-structured interviews were Cited by: This book presents a comparative look at the norms and attitudes related to youth violence.

It aims to present a perspective outside of the typical Western context, through case studies comparing a developed / Western democracy (Germany), a country with a history of institutionalized violence (South Africa), and an emerging democracy that has experienced heavy terrorism (Pakistan).

In Petty, C. & Brown, M. (eds), Justice for Children: Challenges for policy and practice in Sub-Saharan Africa, p.

London: Save the Children, Graeme Simpson is a founder and former Executive Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. Introduction. Three fundamental facts underpin this analysis of crime in South Africa. Paula Heinonen, Youth Gangs and Street Children: culture, nurture and masculinity in York NY and Oxford: Berghahn Books (hb $70/ £42 – 0 2).pp.

United Nations Population Fund (United Nations, ) as youth or the youth population. Bythis age group is expected to grow to million (Office of the Registrar General, ) and account for a slightly higher proportion of the total population than in   On any given day in the United States, you will find a news story about youth violence.

Whether it is street violence, bullying, or a school shooting, our country's youth is plagued by violent American Psychological Association (APA) defines youth violence as an extreme form of aggression with the goal of physical harm, injury, or : Denise Witmer. 1 w Urban Violence in South Africa South Africa is one ofthe most crime-ridden societies in the world.1 In a country where unemployment runs between 30 and 50 percent and the majority of the population struggles on the economic margins, high crime rates are not surprising.

It is the violence associated with so much of the crime.witnessing a sharp escalation in the incidence and severity of various forms of urban violence, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa, though other urban centers in South and Central Asia are increasingly affected.

Concerns registered by security and aid experts alike are the ways in which the urban.The published research on youth violence in South Africa has relatively modest, with most of the literature being centred on gangs.

To date, the most comprehensive publication in this area is the.