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Public policies that support families with young children: variation across US states

Marcia K. Meyers, Janet C. Gornick, Laura R. Peck, and Amanda J. Lockshin

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses a new approach to understanding how state-level policies may affect childhood poverty in the Unites States. It begins with a section on the opportunities for public ... More


The family welfare source and inequality in liberal welfare states: evidence from cohort studies

Sarah Weakley

in Social Policy Review 32: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the impact of implicit and explicit family welfare resources on young people's transition to economic independence, drawing on longitudinal data from the 1970 British Cohort ... More


Socioeconomic origins of parents and child poverty

Jonathan Bradshaw, Emese Mayhew, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi, and Kelly Ward

in Children of the 21st century: From birth to nine months

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346889
eISBN:
9781447301783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346889.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Probably one of the single most important elements of a child's origins that affect their development and subsequent life chances is the family's economic circumstances. This chapter reviews the ... More


I Ulu I Ke Kumu: The Hawaiinuiakea Monograph

M. Puakea Nogelmeier (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780984566600
eISBN:
9780824870324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780984566600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the first volume of a series to be published annually by the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge and is intended to be a venue for scholars as well as practitioners and leaders in the ... More


Into the Abyss: The Turn to Paid Sex

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines contemporary mythologies about women's turn to prostitution. The classic nineteenth-century accounts characterized prostitutes as passive victims in their own fate. The virtuous ... More


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