- Title Pages
- In memory of Dr Hugh Brendan Davies
- List of contributors
- Part 1 The extent and trend of child poverty in industrialised nations
- One Child poverty across the industrialised world: evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study
- Two Poverty across states, nations, and continents
- Part 2 Outcomes for children
- Three Values, policies and the well-being of young children in Canada, Norway and the United States
- Four Child well-being in the EU – and enlargement to the East
- Five Childhood experiences, educational attainment and adult labour market performance
- Six The impact of poverty on children’s school attendance – evidence from West Germany
- Seven Inequalities in the use of time by teenagers and young adults
- Eight Gender inequality in poverty in affluent nations: the role of single motherhood and the state
- Part 3 Country Studies and Emerging Issues
- Nine The impact of economic change on child welfare in Central Asia
- Ten The evolution of child poverty in Ireland
- Eleven Living conditions of immigrant children in Germany
- Twelve Who has borne the cost of Britain’s children in the 1990s?
- Thirteen The public and private costs of children in Australia, 1993–94
- Fourteen Socioeconomic circumstances in Europe and North America among school-aged children
- Part 4 Child and Family Policies
- Fifteen Income inequalities and poverty among children and households with children in selected OECD countries
- Sixteen Reducing child poverty in the European Union: the role of child benefits1
- Seventeen Public policies that support families with young children: variation across US states
- Eighteen Income transfers and support for mothers’ employment: the link to family poverty risks1
- Nineteen Child support among selected OECD countries: a comparative analysis
- Twenty Child and family policies in an era of social policy retrenchment and restructuring
- General Conclusions What have we learned and where do we go from here?
Ending child poverty in industrialised nations
- (p.1) Introduction
- Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)
Timothy M. Smeeding
- Policy Press
This introductory chapter discusses child poverty in industrialised countries. It begins with a section on child poverty, in which it introduces welfare state programmes and the problem of child poverty. This is followed by a discussion of the rationale of the book, as well as a summary of the book's contents.
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