publication . Article . 2013

An Analysis of the Street-Children Phenomenon in the City of Isfahan

Seyed Alireza Afshani; Abbas Askari-Nodoushan; Mohammad Heydari; Mohammad Noorian Najafabadi;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Feb 2013 Journal: جامعه شناسی کاربردی (issn: 2008-5745, eissn: 2322-343X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Isfahan
Abstract
Introduction   In nearly all big cities around the world, the phenomenon of street children is one of the contemporary social issues. During past several decades, there is an increase in the volume of street children phenomenon around the world. The rising number of street children has many pathological and consequential negative impacts for children, youth, families, and the society at the whole . According to 2000 UN report, the number of street children is estimated between 100 to140 million people. According to this report, it is estimated that around 40 million people living in Latin America, 35 million in Asia, 10 million in Africa and remaining live in ot...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social pathology, street and working children, families, poverty, Isfahan, Social Sciences, H, Sociology (General), HM401-1281
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