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Exploring concepts of child well-beingImplications for children's services$
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Nick Axford

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420657

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420657.001.0001

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Relationships between the concepts

Relationships between the concepts

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(p.89) seven Relationships between the concepts
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Exploring concepts of child well-being
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Nick Axford

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420657.003.0007

Chapters Two to Six have looked in turn at how each of the five concepts of well-being (need, rights, poverty, quality of life, social exclusion) are defined and measured. This chapter explores how far each one makes a unique contribution to the understanding of child well-being. It starts by aiming to get to the heart or essence of each concept. The research drawn on in this chapter lends support to the second general hypothesis explored by the study described in this book. There is overlap between groups of people affected by different conditions, and, without exception, it appears that individuals with condition X are disproportionately likely to exhibit condition Y. However, there are also disjunctions; different concepts do draw attention to different groups of people.

Keywords:   child well-being, need, rights, poverty, quality of life, social exclusion

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