Bourdillon, Michael

Childhood Poverty

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Michael Bourdillon

Part I. Methodology

2. Doing Longitudinal Research: Opportunities and Challenges in a Study of Childhood
Karen Brock, Caroline Knowles

3. The Ethics of Social Research with Children and Families in Young Lives: Practical Experiences
Virginia Morrow

4. Uncovering the Consequences of Pre-School Malnutrition
John Hoddinott

5. Understanding Child Poverty in Developing Countries: Measurement and Analysis
Stefan Dercon

Part II. Dynamics of Childhood Poverty

6. ‘Pro-Poor’ Growth and Children in Developing Countries: The Case of Vietnam
Paul Glewwe

7. Evidence on Early Childhood Development Investment Returns
Jere R. Behrman

8. Do Economic Shocks Have a Long-Term Effect on the Height of 5-Year-Old Children? Evidence from Rural and Urban Ethiopia
Tassew Woldehanna

Part III. Children’s Experiences of Poverty

9. Poverty and Developmental Potential
Patrice Engle

10. Poverty, Child Risk, and Resilience in Developing Countries
Theodore D. Wachs

11. Political Economy, Perception, and Social Change as Mediators of Childhood Risk in Andhra Pradesh
Jo Boyden, Gina Crivello

12. On Being Despised: Growing up a Congolese Refugee in Dar es Salaam
Gillian Mann

13. ‘Pen, Book, Soap, Good Food, and Encouragement’: Understandings of a Good Life for Children among Parents and Children in Three Ethiopian Communities
Laura Camfield

14. ‘Ridiculed for Not Having Anything’: Children’s Views on Poverty and Inequality in Rural India
Gina Crivello, Uma Vennam, Anuradha Komanduri

Part IV. Learning, Time Use, and Life Transitions

15. Pathways through Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia, India, and Peru: Rights, Equity, and Diversity
Martin Woodhead

16. Explaining and Overcoming Marginalization in Education: Ethnic and Language Minorities in Peru
Santiago Cueto, Gabriela Guerrero, Juan León, Elisa Seguin, Ismael Muñoz

17. Child Agricultural Work in South Africa: A Contested Space
Andrew Dawes, Judith Streak, Susan Levine, Deborah Ewing

18. Are Work and Schooling Complementary or Competitive for Children in Rural Ethiopia? A Mixed-Methods Study
Kate Orkin

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Justice, Equality and Human Rights, Poverty, Aid and Development, Children, Youth and Family Policy, Political Sociology, Development Studies, Social Structure, Social Inequality

Publication year
Palgrave Studies on Children and Development
Page amount
334 pages
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