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Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342539

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Ending child poverty in industrialised nations

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)
Author(s):

Koen Vleminckx

Timothy M. Smeeding

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0001

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.

Keywords:   child poverty, industrialised country, welfare state programmes, problem of poverty

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