(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

Substituting for families ? Schools and social reproduction in AIDS-affected Lesotho

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ANSELL N. (1) ;
(1) Centre for Human Geography, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, ROYAUME-UNI


The AIDS pandemic is transforming family life for many children and prompting concerns about the potential breakdown of social reproduction. In light of this pandemic, ways have been subjected in which schools could further substitute for the diminishing capacities of families. Such initiative remain small in scale and often justified in relation to retaining children in school. There is a need for the education sector ‘role to be understood in relation to an ethics of care, rather than the functionalist production of a future workforce


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 40, no5 [pp. 802-824]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



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