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ROMERO MENDOZA, Vanessa et al. High risk family and social factors associated with child labour in cities of the colombian caribbean coast. Univ. Psychol. [online]. 2012, vol.11, n.2, pp.481-496. ISSN 1657-9267.

The investigation describes the familiar and social factors of high risk associated with child labour. The sample of intentional character, was made up of 835 children and teenagers between 6 and 17 years (average of 10.6 years and DT = 2.2) of the cities of Barranquilla, Santa Marta, and Cartagena, which participated in the project "Educate First Your Colombia "during the year 2008. The results presented relevant data on the State population partner participating children, familiar characteristics and social conditions, to help establish a baseline updated and pave way for the construction of effective intervention strategies on a scourge that flogs the children and young people not only of Colombia but worldwide.

Keywords : risk factors; family; children; Colombia; Cariben region; social psychology; descriptive design; quantitative research.

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