The Juveniles (Garbage-Collectors): A Case Study in Mosul City
السنة 40, العدد 57, الصفحة 357-390
Because of hard circumstances our country is passing through for long years, especially after the occupation, new careers appeared in our Iraqi society, among them is collecting garbage, i.e., searching, in the gar-barge. This search is for materials or things that can be sold, like papers, magazines, empty soft drink; bottles, plastic or metal pieces and other consumed stuff. These materials can be sold in special markets daily, and then reproduced in certain industries.
It has become something normal to see a number of Juveniles searching in the garbage containers. Their faces and nails have become black because of garbage, and also their clothes are covered with dirt.
The hard circumstances forced many of the juveniles to quit playing. They gave up their childhood in order to make living. They are not homeless or foundling, but they do have families. Some of them are not able to make their living under life's hard circumstances and high prices. As a result, their families living who are suffering from poverty. The study studies the following:
1. Identifying the extent, the size and whereabouts of this phenomenon.
2. Identifying the reasons that pushed the juveniles to practice this career.
3. Identifying the social and healthy effects of this career on the juveniles.
The researcher used method of a case study. He chose 12 cases. Then he studied every case individually in order to identify the circumstances and reasons, and also to identify its effects on juveniles as far as social and healthy respects are concerned.
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