Encourages holistic approaches to the understanding of children and childhood in Africa.
And Promotes research and advocacy for children and childhood in Africa.
Childhood in Africa: An Interdisciplinary Journal
is the journal of The Institute for the African Child at Ohio University.
Childhood in Africa
is published online on a bi-annual basis. It follows the mission statement and goals of the Institute for the African Child by encouraging holistic approaches to the understanding of and issues impacting children and childhood in Africa.
Childhood in Africa seeks to reflect African and Africanist perspectives regarding children and childhood. It includes all academic disciplines in the discussion of childhood in Africa and also attempts to further the professional interests of Africanists by disseminating knowledge about children and childhood in Africa.
Submissions are welcome from any discipline that concerns Africa's children, and from practitioners in governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). We wish to particularly encourage our colleagues in Africa to use this forum.
For submission guidelines please contact Steve Howard, Director of the Center for International Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Institute for the African Child has faculty members in six colleges at Ohio University :
Listed below are IAC faculty and a sampling of their research interests:
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Communication
College of Education
College of Health and Human Services
College of Osteopathic Medicine