Structural Factors of Child Soldiering

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Criminology book series (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)

Abstract

This chapter explores a series of structural factors, which have impacts on child soldiering on the Myanmar–China border, and demonstrates that the reach of the Myanmar government is quite limited to governance child soldiering.

Keywords

Decentralization of security Structural factor Inadequate manpower Displacement Legal enforcement Chronic poverty 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Center for Non-Traditional Security and Peaceful Development Studies College of Public AdministrationZhejiang UniversityHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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