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Beyond The VictimThe Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children$
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Kamal Fahmi

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9789774160639

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.001.0001

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Street Work

Street Work

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Beyond The Victim

Kamal Fahmi

American University in Cairo Press

This chapter provides available knowledge regarding a community organizing practice called “street work” that is little known and poorly understood with a meager and often sporadic and sketchy literature. It gives an overview of the historical development of street work and examines the major parameters of street work practice before presenting the underpinnings of its present situation.

Keywords:   street work, street children, PAR, historical overview, Alinsky, activism, street ethnography

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