Fidan, F.; ‘‘A Socio-Psychological Look on the Issue of Working Children: The Case of Children Working at the Industrial Zone’’, Trakya University, Faculty of Political Sciences Magazine, Volume:4, Issue No.1, June 2004


Fidan, F.; ‘‘A Socio-Psychological Look on the Issue of Working Children: The Case of Children Working at the Industrial Zone’’, Trakya University, Faculty of Political Sciences Magazine, Volume:4, Issue No.1, June 2004.

Number of Works Cited: 14

Scope:

The study discusses child labour, why and where the children worked and how this problem can be solved. First of all, the phenomenon of child labour has been addressed and efforts are made to give the economic, social and cultural grounds of child labour. Then, findings from a survey made on 140 working children are explained in details.

An Excerpt from the Article:

Childhood is a short period of time in life in general. However, this period has very huge reflections with regards its effects on the entire life, and forms the basis of the adult period. It seems impossible for a child to satisfy from his / her future life if he / she can not fully experience this period in its entirety under the determining factors of social, physical and psychological properties. Working, which means entry much earlier than the required time to the responsibility and efficiency phases of future life expresses break from ordered and regular living process. Being in the field of activity belonging to mature persons, the child will reflect its traces in the future. (p.46)

Some Keywords:

child workers, socio-psychologic properties