Childhood poverty : multidisciplinary approaches
- Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
- Physical description
- xvi, 318 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Palgrave studies on children and development.
HV804 .C558 2012
- Unknown HV804 .C558 2012
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction-- J.Boyden & M. Bourdillon PART I: METHODOLOGY Doing Longitudinal Research: Opportunities and Challenges in a Study of Childhood-- K.Brock & C.Knowles The Ethics of Social Research with Children and Families in Young Lives: Practical Experiences-- V.Morrow Uncovering the Consequences of Pre-school Malnutrition-- J.Hoddinott Understanding Child Poverty in Developing Countries: Measurement and Analysis-- S.Dercon PART II: DYNAMICS OF CHILDHOOD POVERTY 'Pro-Poor' Growth and Children in Developing Countries: The Case of Vietnam-- P.Glewwe Evidence on Early Childhood Development (ECD) Investment Returns-- J.R.Behrman Do Economic Shocks Have a Sustained Effect on the Height of 5-year-old Children? Evidence from Rural and Urban Ethiopia-- T.Woldehanna PART III: CHILDREN'S EXPERIENCES OF POVERTY Poverty and Developmental Potential-- P.Engle Poverty, Child Risk, and Resilience in Developing Countries-- T.D.Wachs Political Economy, Perception, and Social Change as Mediators of Childhood Risk in Andhra Pradesh-- J.Boyden & G.Crivello On Being Despised: Growing up a Congolese Refugee in Dar es Salaam-- G.Mann 'Pen, Book, Soap, Good Food, and Encouragement': Understandings of a Good Life for Children Among Parents and Children in Three Ethiopian Communities-- L.Camfield 'Ridiculed For Not Having Anything': Children's Views on Poverty and Inequality in Rural India-- G.Crivello, U.Vennam & A.Komanduri Pathways through Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia, India, and Peru: Rights, Equity and Diversity-- M.Woodhead Explaining and Overcoming Marginalization in Education: Ethnic/Language Minorities in Peru-- S.Cueto, G.Guerrero, J.Leon, E.Seguin & I.Munoz Child Agricultural Work in South Africa: A Contested Space-- A.Dawes, J.Streak, S.Levine & D.Ewing Are Work and Schooling Complementary or Competitive for Children in Rural Ethiopia? A Mixed-methods Study-- K.Orkin.
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- Publisher's Summary
- The Young Lives project is a long-term study of childhood poverty in developing countries. International experts follow two groups of children in poor communities in four countries as they grow into young adults with five rounds of surveys, interspersed with on-going participatory research with a smaller number of the children, planned to cover a period of 15 years. This book represents the engagement of Young Lives with researchers and debates in the field, reflecting on the first two rounds of data coming from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam, with supporting material from Tanzania and South Africa. Topics include the ethics of research, the long-term causes and consequences of childhood poverty, and the resilience and optimism shown by children and their families. The authors also look at the dynamics of childhood poverty -- how and why some families move in and out of poverty as well as learning, children's timeuse and life transitions -- focusing on children's daily lives, their families and communities.
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- Publication date
- edited by Jo Boyden, Michael Bourdillon.
- Palgrave studies on children and development