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Child poverty in America today

Author: Barbara A Arrighi; David J Maume
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Series: Praeger perspectives.
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A four-volume set that aims to reveal, explicate, analyze, and assess the effects of an inadequate income on children. Each volume covers major topics of concern in light of controversial economic,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Child poverty in America today.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(DLC) 2007003046
(OCoLC)80917308
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Arrighi; David J Maume
ISBN: 9780313064128 0313064121
OCLC Number: 212785880
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (4 volumes) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1. FAMILIES AND CHILDREN: The effect of child care on employment tardiness and absences for mothers: does marital status matter? / Sandra L. Barnes and Mia Smith Bynum --
The no-so tender trap: family violence and child poverty / Ruth A. Brandwein --
Diversity in living arrangements and children's economic well-being in single-mother households / Pamela R. Davidson --
Family context, income adequacy, and child-care needs: the bottom line for San Antonio's future / Juanita M. Firestone --
Child care and the potential for breaking intergovernmental poverty / Josefina Figueina-McDonough --
Under a watchful eye: parents and children living in shelters / Donna Haig Friedman --
The work of coordinating child care for rural low-income mothers / E. Brooke Kelly --
Conflict between wage work and care work: how single-parent families of children with disabilities manage to juggle competing demands / Ellen K. Scott --
Children's exposure to neighborhood poverty and affluence in the United States, 1990-2000 / Jeffrey M. Timberlake and Joseph Michael --
Children and the changing social ecology of economic disadvantage in urban America / Robert L. Wagmiller, Jr. --
Childhood victimization as a precursor to violence among adult homeless women / Jana L. Jasinski, Jennifer K. Wesely, Elizabeth Ehrhardt Mustaine, and James D. Wright --
v. 2. HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE: Understanding poverty, race, and infant mortality / Charles N. Oberg and Maria C. Rinaldi --
Child hunger in the United States: an overview / Katherine Alaimo --
Breathing poorly: childhood asthma and poverty / Cindy Dell Clark --
Children, rural poverty, and disability: case studies from the heartland / Cynthia Needles Fletcher and Mary Winter --
Factors affecting utilization of mental health services by low-income Latino children: a model of personal help-seeking behavior / Ricardo R. Einaldi and Laurie B. Mazzuca --
Perception of help-seeking and mental health service use among parents of Head Start children / Michael S. Spencer, Laura P. Kohn-Wood, Rachael D. Jankowski, Stacey Lyn Grant, and Jennifer Elizabeth McCall --
Immigrant status, poverty, and child health / Magdalena Staffarski and Jun Ying --
Immigrant children in poverty / Uma A. Segal, Zubin N. Segal, and Ann R. Diwakaran --
v. 3. THE PROMISE OF EDUCATION: What do public child care dollars buy? It depends / Deborah A. Phillips and Marcy Whitebook --
Which schools have the most segregated classrooms? A look inside New York City schools / Dylan Conger --
Family poverty, classroom instruction, and mathematics achievement in kindergarten / Annie Georges --
Are children in poverty closing the learning gap? Education reform and elementary school performance in Kentucky / Edward B. Reeves --
The accumulation of disadvantage: the role of educational testing in the school career of minority children / Sandra Mathison --
Family and other baseline coorelates of GED versus other academic attainment statuses among adolescents / Richard K. Caputo --
Between the lines, on the stage, and in the club: additional ways students find to overcome disadvantage through school / Jason M. Smith --
To work or not to work? The role of poverty, race/ethnicity, and regional location in youth employment / Constance T. Gager, Jacqueline C. Pflieger, and Jennifer Hickes Lundquist --
Moral capital, single motherhood, educational attainment, and personal responsibility / Judith Hennessy --
v. 4. CHILDREN AND THE STATE: (Re)conceptualizing adolescent homelessness: misdirection of the state and child welfare / william T. Armaline --
Child welfare and welfare reform: a study of one community / Kathleen Wells --
Navigating the welfare time limit in California: how do families fare? / Jane Gilbert-Maulden, Rebecca A. London, and Heidi Sommer --
Women and children in the health care gap / Jane Henricki, Ronald J. Angel, and Laura Lein --
Dispersing the poor: new directions in public housing policy / Alexandra M. Curley --
Providing educational opportunities for children living in poverty / Hassan Tajalli --
How education policy continues to leave poor children behind / Roseanne L. Flores --
The education of Black children living in poverty: a systemic analysis / Garrett Albert Duncan and Gail E. Wolfe --
Resettling refugee children / Qingwen Xu and Denise Pearson.
Series Title: Praeger perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara A. Arrighi and David J. Maume ; introduction by Diana Pearce.

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