Introduction

This book is about child poverty, evidence and policy. It is about how children’svisibility, voice and visioninideas, networks and institutionscan be mainstreamed in development research and policy (see Figure I.1). Children (younger than 18 years old) account for, on average, over a third of the po...

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Published in: Child poverty, evidence and policy p. 1
Main Authors: Nicola Jones, Andy Sumner
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Policy Press 02-23-2011
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Summary: This book is about child poverty, evidence and policy. It is about how children’svisibility, voice and visioninideas, networks and institutionscan be mainstreamed in development research and policy (see Figure I.1). Children (younger than 18 years old) account for, on average, over a third of the population in developing countries and almost half in the least-developed countries. Not only are a large proportion of these children poor, but the impacts of poverty suffered during childhood are often enduring and irreversible. We use the lens of ‘3D well-being’ to convey a holistic understanding of child poverty and well-being,
ISBN: 1847424457
9781847424457
DOI: 10.2307/j.ctt9qgpkz.6