Explores the manipulation and exploitation of children as soldiers throughout the world, including Uganda, Mozambique and Colombia. Examines the threats and enticements used to recruit children and the long-term impact on their lives, with personal accounts of several former child soldiers. Also discusses efforts on the part of several international organizations to eliminate the practice and provide help and healing to victimized children.
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--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
Price: US $40.45