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Women’s Schooling and Social Change in the Developing World after 1950

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This is a review of evidence on the relationship of women’s school attainment to child survival and fertility, with an examination of long-term studies in Bangladesh, the Philippines and Guatemala, ... More


A Shot of Justice: Priority-Setting for Addressing Child Mortality

Ali Mehdi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490592
eISBN:
9780199095797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490592.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Children have been guaranteed an equal right to life, yet millions of them continue to die due to preventable causes. Their deaths are widely perceived as a biomedical issue, with vaccinations being ... More


Need for a Shot of Justice

Ali Mehdi

in A Shot of Justice: Priority-Setting for Addressing Child Mortality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490592
eISBN:
9780199095797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490592.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Given the backlash against the politics and practice of social justice, this chapter provides a justification for an engagement with the proactive debate in political philosophy on ... More


The Powerful Reach of Early Childhood Development: a science-based foundation for sound investment

Jack P. Shonkoff and Linda Richter

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory commentary informs a broad understanding of the basic science of early childhood and early brain development, and its foundational importance for guiding productive public and ... More


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