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The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries
     

The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries

by Bruce Bradbury, Stephen P. Jenkins, John Micklewright
 

ISBN-10: 0521803101

ISBN-13: 9780521803106

Pub. Date: 08/01/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Leading researchers examine child poverty in industrialized countries—the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, and Russia—in this major new study. Issues addressed are: definition and measurement in the dynamic analysis of child poverty; cross-national comparisons of child poverty rates and trends; cross-national comparisons of

Overview

Leading researchers examine child poverty in industrialized countries—the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, and Russia—in this major new study. Issues addressed are: definition and measurement in the dynamic analysis of child poverty; cross-national comparisons of child poverty rates and trends; cross-national comparisons of children's movements into and out of poverty; country-specific studies of child poverty dynamics; and the policy implications of taking a dynamic perspective. This unique study, with its cross-national and dynamic analysis of child poverty, will interest academics, international organizations, governments and their advisors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521803106
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Issues and Cross-National Evidence: 1. Beyond the snapshot: a dynamic view of child poverty Bruce Bradbury, Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright; 2. Conceptual and measurement issues Bruce Bradbury, Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright; 3. Child poverty across 25 countries Bruce Bradbury and Markus Jäntti; 4. The dynamics of child poverty in seven industrialised nations Bruce Bradbury, Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright; Part II. Topics in Child Poverty Dynamics: 5. Income mobility and exits from poverty of American children Peter Gottschalk and Sheldon Danziger; 6. Child poverty in Germany: trends and persistence Christian Schluter; 7. Poverty among British children: chronic or transitory? Martha S. Hill and Stephen P. Jenkins; 8. Child income poverty and deprivation dynamics in Ireland Brian Nolan, Bertrand Maître and Dorothy Watson; 9. Young people leaving home: the impact on poverty in Spain Olga Cantó and Magda Mercader-Prats; 10. Are children being left behind in the transition in Hungary? Peter Galasi and Gyula Nagy; 11. Mobility and poverty dynamics among Russian children Jeni Klugman and Alexandre Kolev; Part III. Summary and Policy Conclusions: 12. Thinking about children in time J. Lawrence Aber and David T. Ellwood.

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