Brazilian street children

Contextual influences in relation to substance misuse

Giselle T. Fernandes, Michael George Vaughn

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Abstract

This article reviews the socioeconomic and political context of substance misuse by street children in Brazil. Although findings are limited, available research reveals an urgent need for implementation of policies for street children. Programs for preventing substance misuse and delinquency are still missing political and infrastructural support.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)669-681
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Social Work
Volume51
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 1

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  • Sociology and Political Science

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In: International Social Work, Vol. 51, No. 5, 01.09.2008, p. 669-681.

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