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Childhood poverty and social exclusionFrom a child's perspective$
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Tess Ridge

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9781861343628

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.001.0001

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Family life and self-reflection

Family life and self-reflection

Chapter:
(p.85) Five Family life and self-reflection
Source:
Childhood poverty and social exclusion
Author(s):

Tess Ridge

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0005

This chapter is centred on children's home environment and their personal and familial lives. It reveals children's inner thoughts and fears, which include their families, themselves, and their futures. The chapter is composed of three main sections. The first is on children's opportunities for play and leisure activities at home, while the second is on their understanding and perception of money and need within their families. The third and final section is on children's perceptions of the impact of poverty on their lives.

Keywords:   home, personal lives, family life, play, leisure activities, money, impact of poverty

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