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Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations : what do we know?

Author: Koen Vleminckx; Timothy M Smeeding
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, Press, 2003, ©2001.
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This work presents findings on child poverty and well-being. It includes a description of and an explanation for trends in industrialized countries, the effects of changes in labour market and social  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Koen Vleminckx; Timothy M Smeeding
ISBN: 1861342535 9781861342539 1861342543 9781861342546
OCLC Number: 56515610
Description: xix, 570 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: ending child poverty in industrialised nations Koen Vleminckx (Belgium) and Timothy M. Smeeding (USA); Part 1: The extent and trend of child poverty in industrialised nations: Child poverty across the industrialised world: evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study Bruce Bradbury (Australia) and Markus Jantti (Finland); Poverty across states, nations, and continents Lee Rainwater (USA), Timothy M. Smeeding (USA) and John Coder (Luxembourg); Part 2: Outcomes for children: Values, policies and the well-being of young children: a comparison of Canada, Norway and the United States Shelley Phipps (Canada); Child well-being in the EU - and enlargement to the east John Micklewright (Italy) and Kitty Stewart (Italy); The relationship between childhood experiences, subsequent educational attainment and adult labour market performance Paul Gregg (UK) and Stephen Machin (UK); The impact of poverty on children's school attendance - evidence from West Germany Felix Buchel (Germany), Joachim R. Frick (Germany), Peter Krause (Germany) and Gert G. Wagner (Germany); Inequalities in the use of time by teenagers and young adults Anne H. Gauthier (Canada) and Frank F Furstenberg Jr (USA); Gender inequality in poverty in affluent nations: the role of single motherhood and the state Karen Christopher (USA), Paula England (USA), Sara McLanahan (USA), Katherin Ross(USA) and Timothy M. Smeeding (USA); Part 3: Country studies and emerging issues: From security to uncertainty: the impact of economic change on child welfare in Central Asia Jane Falkingham (UK); The evolution of child poverty in Ireland Brian Nolan (Ireland); Living conditions of immigrant children in Germany Joachim R. Frick (Germany) and Gert G. Wagner (Germany); Who has borne the cost of Britain's children in the 1990s? Hugh Davies (UK) and Heather Joshi (UK); The public and private costs of children in Australia, 1993-94 Richard Percival (Australia) and Ann Harding (Australia); Health and well-being among school-aged children in Europe and North America: the WHO HBSC study Candace Currie (UK); Part 4: Child and family policies: Income inequalities and poverty among children and households with children in selected OECD countries: trends and determinants Howard Oxley (France), Thai-Thanh Dang (France), Michael FOrster (Austria) and Michele Pellizzari (France); Reducing child poverty in the European Union: the role of child benefits Herwig Immervoll (UK), Holly Sutherland (UK) and Klaas de Vos (The Netherlands); Public policies that support families with young children: variation across US states Marcia K. Meyers (USA), Janet C. Gornick (USA), Laura R. Peck (USA) and Amanda J. Lockshin (USA); Income transfers and support for mothers' employment: the link to family poverty risks Cristina Solera (Italy); Child support among selected OECD countries: a comparative analysis James Kunz (USA), Patrick Villeneuve (USA) and Irwin Garfinkel (USA); Child and family policies in an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring Sheila B. Kamerman (USA) and Alfred J. Kahn (USA); General conclusions: what have we learned and where do we go from here? Koen Vleminckx (Belgium) and Timothy M. Smeeding (USA).
Responsibility: edited by Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding.


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