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Child Support: How Much Is Just Right?

Ira Ellman and Tara Ellman

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The provision of financial support for children when their parents divorce is a highly contentious and complicated problem. This chapter challenges the conventional policy used to generate child ... More


A snapshot of child well-being in transition countries: exploring new methods of monitoring child well-being

Petra Hoelscher, Dominic Richardson, and Jonathan Bradshaw

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/9781847424822.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Two decades of transition have seen growing diversity in economic and social development across Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Living conditions have changed rapidly ... More


Beyond Child Welfare: International Perspectives on Child and Family Policies

Sheila B. Kamerman and Alfred J. Kahn

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the evolving attention to achieving the goal of child well-being through a broad child and family approach rather than a narrow focus on protecting children against abuse and ... More


Exploring concepts of child well-being: Implications for children's services

Nick Axford

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420657
eISBN:
9781447302278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420657.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Policy reforms to children's services in the UK and elsewhere encourage a greater focus on outcomes defined in terms of child well-being. Yet for this to happen, we need not only a better ... More


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 and well-being

Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses how child poverty differs from adult poverty, and presents a ‘human well-being’ or ‘three dimensional human well-being’ approach. It notes that although such an approach builds ... More


Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

An unrelenting prison boom, marked by large racial disparities in the risk of incarceration, characterized the latter third of the 20th century. Drawing on broadly representative survey data and ... More


Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Asia

Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses the issue of children and the knowledge–policy interface in Asia. It briefly outlines the extent and nature of child poverty and well-being across Asia using the 3D well-being ... More


Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Child poverty and the well-being of children is an important policy issue throughout the industrialised world. Some 47 million children in ‘rich’ countries live in families so poor that their health ... More


Conclusion: rights and responsibilities for child, family and social well-being

Harriet Churchill

in Parental rights and responsibilities: Analysing social policy and lived experiences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420916
eISBN:
9781447302896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420916.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter aims to provide an overview of policy change under New Labour and critically assess these policy changes in relation to revisions to the roles, rights, and responsibilities of ... More


The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The well-being of children is a vital and highly topical issue. This important new book is the third in a series, and updates the findings from a wide range of data to evaluate the outcomes of the ... More


Child poverty and deprivation

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a discussion on the progress in childhood poverty and deprivation. Most domains of child well-being are affected by poverty or its proxies. One of the best measures of the ... More


Policy processes, knowledge and child well-being

Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter extends the 3D perspective on child poverty and well-being to consider policy processes, the role of knowledge in policy processes, and policy advocacy with regard to children's poverty ... More


Introduction

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the plan of the book, defines mass incarceration, and provides historical information on the prison boom in the United States. It links large increases in the incarceration ... More


Before and After Imprisonment

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter uses qualitative data on the home lives of the families of inmates before and after their incarceration and quantitative data from a representative survey to ascertain whether the ... More


How to Build a Theory: The Case of Child Well-Being

Anna Alexandrova

in A Philosophy for the Science of Well-Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199300518
eISBN:
9780190677213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199300518.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Child well-being is one of the most researched and measured outcomes today. Much of this work proceeds in the absence of explicit theory and wrongly so. This chapter illustrates the process of ... More


Child well-being through different lenses

Nick Axford

in Exploring concepts of child well-being: Implications for children's services

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420657
eISBN:
9781447302278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420657.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter has set out the prevalence of the five conditions for a cross-section of children living in a deprived inner-London community. The analysis shows that the number and identity of children ... More


Conclusions

Nick Axford

in Exploring concepts of child well-being: Implications for children's services

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420657
eISBN:
9781447302278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420657.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter summarises the main findings of the study and presents overall conclusions. This book began by observing the growth of concern in children's services with child well-being and arguing ... More


Poverty, inequality and child well-being in international context: still bottom of the pack?

Kitty Stewart

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a wider cross-national perspective, asking whether a decade of Labour government has improved the UK's international standing on indicators of poverty, inequality, and child well ... More


Mass Imprisonment and Childhood Inequality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter brings together the demographic estimates on the cumulative risk of paternal imprisonment and the individual-level results on the effects of paternal incarceration on mental health and ... More


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