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Assessing child well-being in developing countries: making policies work for children

Shirley Gatenio Gabel and Sheila B. Kamerman

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Indicators of child well being grew exponentially in the last four decades in both industrialized and developing countries. While efforts continue to develop comparative indicators of child ... More


Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and ... More


Thinking about a good life

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter tries to determine how a good life has been constituted at different times and in different places. It does not aim to provide a detailed account of the nature of ‘a good life’. Rather, ... More


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