Sample Annotated Bibliography Paper on Child Labour

Child Labour

Part I

Draft Bibliography

Acaroglu, H., & Dagdemir, O. (2010). The effects of globalization on child labor in developing countries. Business and Economic Horizons, (02), 37-47.

This journal article inquires on globalization on child labor in developing nations by doing a cross-country analysis. In doing so, the authors expound on the components of globalization, which include foreign direct investment, as well as trade. The authors submit that globalization contributes positively towards child labor by resulting in its decline.

Hindman, H. D. (2011). The world of child labor a historical and regional survey. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe.

This is a book that provides a detailed account of both the prevailing, as well as the historical state of child labor in parts of the world. In doing so, the author of the book focuses on the causes, consequences, and solutions for the problem. The author also offers an account on different contributions that have been made by international bodies, scholars, policymakers, lobbyists, among other stakeholders who would like to see the problem solved completely. This is augmented by the provision of statistical data in its most comprehensive manner.

International Labour Organization (ILO). (2013). Hazardous child labour. Hazardous child labor. Retrieved from http://www.ilo.org/ipec/facts/WorstFormsofChildLabour/Hazardouschildlabouang–en/index.htm

The information on this source is derived from the website of the International Labour Organization. It offers numerous forms of hazardous child labour jobs that children across the globe happen to be exposed to. It also goes on to provide how these hazardous child labor jobs are spread across different parts of the world.

UN News Centre. (2013). child labor, labor, children, adolescents, slave, unpaid work, debt bondage, serfdom, forced labor, trafficking. UN News Centre. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/en/events/childlabourday/background.shtml

The information on this source is derived from the UN News Centre website. The information included on the webpage also provides a general perspective on what constitutes to be referred to as child labour.

UN News Centre. (2013, September 19). UN issues call on Member States to ratify convention on rights of the child. UN News Centre. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=45894&Cr=children&Cr1=rihts#.UoLPSPlHLP8

The information on this source is derived from the UN News Centre website. The information on the article is mostly focused on urging those UN Member States that have not ratified the convention on rights of the child to do so. The article reports on the press brief that was conducted by the special representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children, Madam Marta Santos.

Fassa, A., Parker, D. L., & Scanlon, T. J. (2010). Child labor: A public health perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://books.google.co.ke/url?id=NB4ZXSftcz0C&pg=PP1&q=http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/573152443&clientid=librarylink&usg=AFQjCNGAWI1sB-IP6SHladQQ2o8qWLsNlA&source=gbs_buy_r

This article present children as the most vulnerable and neglected groups in our societies. The article identifies the need to provide children with the basic requirements such as food, good clothing and shelter. In addition, the need to provide children with good and elaborated parental care arises, especially in developing nations.

Lieten, K., & White, B. (2001). Child labor: Policy options. Amsterdam: Aksant. http://books.google.co.ke/url?id=4i27AAAAIAAJ&q=http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/248931728&clientid=librarylink&usg=AFQjCNGLPet0PiiRP-DQzKxnCFpVExmmmA&source=gbs_buy_r

This literature provides an understanding of the reasons for putting children into forced labor at such an early age. The response to which nations give as far as children labor is concerned diminishes with the level of development experienced within the country. It becomes a common practice in Africa and Asia to put children between the age of 5 and 15 under forced labor with little or no payment.

Schmitz, C. L., Traver, E. K. J., Larson, D., & Thomson Gale (Firm). (2004). Child labor: A global view. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press. http://books.google.co.ke/url?id=6JznQqlZmHkC&pg=PP1&q=http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/426459427&clientid=librarylink&usg=AFQjCNEuITxDI9qfk6qKNXPYAZk4pqetLg&source=gbs_buy_r

The article provides the view that even with the formation of various organizations that opposes early child labor there seem to be a general rise in the number of children employed under very poor working conditions and the health status of such children deteriorates. Under such circumstance, the global concern to educate and provide the best living conditions for children diminishes leading to high poverty indices in the long run.