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Promoting Child Well-Being Through Early Intervention: Findings from the Chicago Longitudinal Study

Arthur J. Reynolds and Joshua Mersky

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/9780195304961.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents evidence from the Chicago Longitudinal Study (CLS) on the impacts of the Chicago Child-Parent-Center (CPC) program, which provides educational and family support services to ... More


Childhood Disadvantage and Obesity: Is Nurture Trumping Nature?

Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher, and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309453
eISBN:
9780226309477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309477.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Obesity has been one of the fastest-growing health concerns among children, particularly among disadvantaged children, carrying with it both long- and short-term consequences. Understanding the ... More


Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Sandra Fredman, Meghan Campbell, and Helen Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Thousands of children from minority and disadvantaged groups will never cross the threshold of a classroom. What can human rights contribute to the struggle to ensure that every learner is able to ... More


Introduction

Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This is the introductory chapter to a comparative volume examining how successfully, and through what mechanisms, policies in eight different countries ensure access to high quality early education ... More


Towards an equal start? Addressing childhood poverty and deprivation

Kitty Stewart

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Prior to 1997, the number of children living in poverty in the UK had increased dramatically over the previous two decades. By the mid-1990s, child poverty in the UK was higher than much of the rest ... More


Common challenges, lessons for policy

Kitty Stewart, Ludovica Gambaro, Jane Waldfogel, and Jill Rutter

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draw together the evidence from our eight country case studies to examine how different countries have best addressed the common challenge of the “childcare triangle” – ensuring that ... More


Equal access to early childhood education and care? The case of the UK

Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the UK, highlighting both developments over the past 15 years ... More


Access and quality issues in early childhood education and care: The case of Germany

Pamela Oberhuemer

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Germany. Germany is experiencing a rapid expansion of provision ... More


Parental Income Shocks and Outcomes of Disadvantaged Youth in the United States

Marianne Page, Ann Huff Stevens, and Jason Lindo

in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309453
eISBN:
9780226309477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309477.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Government policies that increase the incomes of poor families have been promoted as a way of improving children's life chances on the grounds that children who grow up in rich families tend to have ... More


Early education and care in Australia: Equity in a mixed market-based system?

Deborah Brennan and Marianne Fenech

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Australia. It describes current national initiatives include an ... More


Equal access to quality care: Lessons from France on providing high-quality and affordable early childhood education and care

Jeanne Fagnani

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in France. France is a leader in the ECEC arena, but while it has ... More


New Zealand: A narrative of shifting Policy directions for early childhood education and care

Helen May

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in New Zealand. It chronicles the remarkable changes in ECEC policy ... More


Delivering high-quality early childhood education and care to low-income children: How well is the US doing?

Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the US. It describes the split in responsibilities between ... More


Equal access to high-quality childcare in the Netherlands

Yusuf Emre Akgündüz and Janneke Plantenga

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the Netherlands, where ECEC services are strongly divided by ... More


Towards universal quality early childhood education and care: The Norwegian model

Anne Lise Ellingsæter

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Norway. Universal access to “kindergarten” is legislated as a ... More


Can School Choice and School Accountability Successfully Coexist?

David N. Figlio and Marianne E. Page

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the voucher system in Florida, whereby students are offered vouchers if they attend school, which consistently fails to meet Florida's achievement standards. It investigates the ... More


When and How to Intervene to Increase University Attendance?

Claire Crawford, Lorraine Dearden, John Micklewright, and Anna Vignoles

in Family Background and University Success: Differences in Higher Education Access and Outcomes in England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199689132
eISBN:
9780191768194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689132.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 6 considers when it might be best to intervene to try to increase the attainment of poor students, and hence to close the family background gap in university attendance. It assesses the age ... More


The Exemplary Citizen: Education, Taare Zameen Par (2007), and 3 Idiots (2009)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Aamir Khan is phenomenon in Indian cinema because he enjoys acceptability with the central government that no other entertainer has today. This may be because he takes up social causes like education ... More


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