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Socioeconomic circumstances in Europe and North America among school-aged children

Candace Currie

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/9781861342539.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the socioeconomic circumstances among school-aged children in both North America and Europe. The conceptual framework that is used in this chapter has conceptualised economic ... More


What have we learnt for future research and knowledge exchange?

Diana Kuh, Rachel Cooper, Rebecca Hardy, James Goodwin, Marcus Richards, and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A common criticism of empirical science is its failure to translate findings into useful outcomes for society. While knowledge creation is a valuable objective, there is increasing expectation on ... More


Parent-Offspring Conflict and Corporal Punishment in Primates

Lynn A. Fairbanks and Michael T. Mcguire

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that corporal punishment is the result of an essential conflict between parent and offspring, as parents try to balance the competing demands of their lives. It begins with a ... More


Best for Whom? Experiences of Breastfeeding

Patricia Hamilton

in Black Mothers and Attachment Parenting: A Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207934
eISBN:
9781529207958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207934.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with an analysis of the slogan 'breast is best', which is considered a universal refrain that captures state and public attitudes towards breastfeeding. It looks at the interviews ... More


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