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About Karen Wells

Karen Wells is Assistant Dean for the Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. She is also Reader in International Development and Childhood Studies. She is the author of Childhood in a Global Perspective and has published widely on the visual representation and the impacts of global structures and flows on children and childhood. 

Articles by Karen Wells

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

What do children need most: saving, rights or solidarity?

All the major critiques of ‘child-saving’ fall short of the mark. We must reconceptualise our solidarity with the poor if we really want to help protect the world’s children.

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