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Childhood Poverty

Childhood Poverty

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Introduction; J.Boyden & M. Bourdillon PART I: METHODOLOGY Doing Longitudinal Research: Opportunities and Challenges in a Study of Childhood; K.Brock & C.Knowles The Ethics of Social Research with Children and Families in Young Lives: Practical Experiences; V.Morrow Uncovering the Consequences of Pre-school Malnutrition; J.Hoddinott Understanding Child Poverty in Developing Countries: Measurement and Analysis; S.Dercon PART II: DYNAMICS OF CHILDHOOD POVERTY 'Pro-Poor' Growth and Children in Developing Countries: The Case of Vietnam; P.Glewwe Evidence on Early Childhood Development (ECD) Investment Returns; J.R.Behrman Do Economic Shocks Have a Sustained Effect on the Height of 5-year-old Children? Evidence from Rural and Urban Ethiopia; T.Woldehanna PART III: CHILDREN'S EXPERIENCES OF POVERTY Poverty and Developmental Potential; P.Engle Poverty, Child Risk, and Resilience in Developing Countries; T.D.Wachs Political Economy, Perception, and Social Change as Mediators of Childhood Risk in Andhra Pradesh; J.Boyden & G.Crivello On Being Despised: Growing up a Congolese Refugee in Dar es Salaam; G.Mann 'Pen, Book, Soap, Good Food, and Encouragement': Understandings of a Good Life for Children Among Parents and Children in Three Ethiopian Communities; L.Camfield 'Ridiculed For Not Having Anything': Children's Views on Poverty and Inequality in Rural India; G.Crivello, U.Vennam & A.Komanduri Pathways through Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia, India, and Peru: Rights, Equity and Diversity; M.Woodhead Explaining and Overcoming Marginalization in Education: Ethnic/Language Minorities in Peru; S.Cueto, G.Guerrero, J.Leon, E.Seguin & I.Munoz Child Agricultural Work in South Africa: A Contested Space; A.Dawes, J.Streak, S.Levine & D.Ewing Are Work and Schooling Complementary or Competitive for Children in Rural Ethiopia? A Mixed-methods Study; K.Orkin
About the Author: JERE R. BEHRMAN W.R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics and Sociology and Research Associate, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, USA KAREN BROCK Social scientist, writer, and editor LAURA CAMFIELD Lecturer, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, UK SANTIAGO CUETO Senior Researcher at the Grupo de Análisis para el Desarollo, Lima GINA CRIVELLO Research Officer for Young Lives ANDREW DAWES Applied developmental psychologist with affiliations to the Universities of Cape Town, South Africa, and Oxford, UK STEFAN DERCON Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford, UK PATRICE ENGLE Professor of Psychology and Child Development, Cal Poly State University, USA DEBORAH EWING Consultant and specialist in child-focused methodologies PAUL GLEWWE Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, USA GABRIELA GUERRERO Associate Researcher at the Grupo de Análisis para el Desarollo, Lima, and a doctoral student in Educational Sciences, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium JOHN HODDINOTT Deputy Division Director at the International Food Policy Research Institute, a think-tank based in Washington DC, USA CAROLINE KNOWLES Communications Manager for Young Lives ANURADHA KOMANDURI Professor of Social Work, Sri Padmavati Women's University, Tirupati, India, and Assistant Qualitative Researcher for Young Lives, based in Andhra Pradesh, India JUAN LEON Doctoral student, Department of Educational Theory and Policy Analysis, Pennsylvania State University, USA SUSAN LEVINE Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Cape Town, South Africa GILLIAN MANN Freelance child protection consultant VIRGINIA MORROW Senior Research Officer for Young Lives ISMAEL MUÑOZ Research Assistant at the Grupo de Análisis para el Desarollo, Lima KATE ORKIN DPhil student, Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK ELISA SEGUIN works for the Department of Human Development Department, World Bank, Lima JUDITH STREAK Economist at the University of Adelaide, Australia UMA VENNAM Professor of Social Work at Sri Padmavati Women's University, Tirupati, India, and Lead Qualitative Researcher for Young Lives, based in Andhra Pradesh, India THEODORE D. WACHS Professor of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University, USA TASSEW WOLDEHANNA Associate Professor of Economics, School of Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, Senior Research Fellow at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute, and Principal Investigator for Young Lives in Ethiopia MARTIN WOODHEAD leads the education research stream for Young Lives and is Professor of Childhood Studies, The Open University, UK

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  • ISBN-13: 9781349339822
  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Publisher Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Edition: 1st ed. 2012
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Weight: 453 gr
  • ISBN-10: 1349339822
  • Publisher Date: 01 Jan 2012
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 229 mm
  • No of Pages: 334
  • Series Title: Palgrave Studies on Children and Development
  • Sub Title: Multidisciplinary Approaches
  • Width: 152 mm

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