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Global child poverty and well-being : measurement, concepts, policy and action, edited by Alberto Minujin, Shailen Nandy

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Global child poverty and well-being : measurement, concepts, policy and action
Title
Global child poverty and well-being
Title remainder
measurement, concepts, policy and action
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alberto Minujin, Shailen Nandy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title is an edited collection covering key issues in global child poverty
Member of
Dewey number
362.77569
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Minujin Z., Alberto,
  • Nandy, Shailen,
Series statement
Studies in poverty, inequality and social exclusion
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  • Poor children
  • Poverty
Label
Global child poverty and well-being : measurement, concepts, policy and action, edited by Alberto Minujin, Shailen Nandy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Child rights, child survival and child poverty: the debate -- 3. Equity begins with children -- 4. Measuring child poverty and deprivation -- 5. Beyond headcount: measures that reflect the breadth and components of child poverty -- 6. Defining child poverty in South Africa using the socially perceived necessities approach -- 7. Child well-being in the US: proposal for the development of a 'Tots Index' using the human development conceptual framework -- 8. A snapshot of child well-being in transition countries: exploring new methods of monitoring child well-being -- 9. Enhancing the fight against child poverty in the European Union: a benchmarking exercise -- 12. A multidimensional profile of child poverty in Congo Brazzaville -- 13. Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam -- 14. Multidimensional child deprivation in Iran -- 15. Multidimensional child poverty in Haiti1 -- 16. Child poverty in Latin America: multiple deprivation and monetary measures combined -- 17. Changes in child poverty and deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia at the end of the 20th century -- 18. Utopia calling: eradicating child poverty in the United Kingdom and beyond -- 19. Continuity and change in poor children's lives: evidence from Young Lives -- 20. Policy implications of multidimensional poverty measurement in Morocco -- 21. A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities -- 22. Investment in social security: a possible United Nations model for child benefit? -- 23. Conclusion --
  • Child poverty: practical obstacles to the realisation of child rights
  • Relationship between child poverty and child rights: methodological issues
  • Conclusion
  • 3.
  • Equity begins with children
  • Growth-mediated development
  • Aggregate growth versus disaggregated reality
  • Poverty reduction must begin with children
  • Equity-mediated development
  • Ripple effects
  • 1.
  • Can equity be promoted?
  • Conclusion
  • 4.
  • Measuring child poverty and deprivation
  • Introduction
  • Child poverty measurement methodology
  • Scientific measurement of child poverty
  • Scientific child poverty measurement using both deprivation and low income
  • Dynamics of poverty
  • How not to measure child poverty
  • Introduction
  • A worked example from Mexico
  • Conclusion
  • 5.
  • Beyond headcount: measures that reflect the breadth and components of child poverty
  • Introduction
  • Child poverty and multidimensional measurement
  • Alkire-Foster approach to multidimensional poverty measurement
  • An illustrative application: indicators of child poverty in Bangladesh
  • Under-five child poverty in Bangladesh (1997-2007)
  • Conclusion
  • Who is this book for?
  • 6.
  • Defining child poverty in South Africa using the socially perceived necessities approach
  • Introduction
  • Data and methods
  • Defining socially perceived necessities
  • Discussion: challenges
  • 7.
  • Child well-being in the US: proposal for the development of a 'Tots Index' using the human development conceptual framework
  • Introduction
  • American Human Development Index and measuring child well-being
  • Outline of the book
  • Why the concern with young children?
  • Existing methodologies for measuring child well-being in an affluent country context
  • Proposing the 'Tots Index': a composite measure of young child well-being
  • Conclusion
  • 8.
  • A snapshot of child well-being in transition countries: exploring new methods of monitoring child well-being
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Child well-being in Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States
  • Overall picture of child well-being in Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States
  • 2.
  • First résumé: Potential and limitations of the Child Well-Being Index
  • Ways forward
  • 9.
  • Enhancing the fight against child poverty in the European Union: a benchmarking exercise
  • The fight against child poverty: a European Union priority
  • Child poverty and its main determinants: a framework for European Union benchmarking
  • Twenty million children are living under the poverty threshold in the European Union
  • Key determinants of child poverty: household characteristics, labour market situation of parents and the effectiveness of government intervention
  • The diagnosis
  • What happened since 2007 and the way forward
  • Child rights, child survival and child poverty: the debate
  • 10.Assessing child well-being in developing countries: making policies work for children
  • Definitions and purpose
  • A preliminary paradigm for child policies and outcomes in developing countries
  • Findings
  • Discussion
  • 11.Multidimensional child poverty in Tanzania: analysis of situation, changes and sensitivity of thresholds1
  • Introduction
  • Methodological considerations
  • Child poverty
  • Child poverty changes between 1999 and 2004/05
  • Introduction
  • Sensitivity analysis: adapting the thresholds to the Tanzania context
  • Conclusion: child poverty in Tanzania, an intolerable but hopeful story
  • 12.
  • A multidimensional profile of child poverty in Congo Brazzaville
  • Introduction1
  • Methodology: concepts, indicators and data
  • Patterns of deprivation within and across dimensions
  • Poverty profile
  • Conclusion
  • Outlining the case for a human rights approach to child poverty
  • 14.
  • Multidimensional child deprivation in Iran
  • Introduction
  • Contextual analysis
  • Methodology and conceptual framework
  • Rationale behind the choices for the indicators in the Iranian context
  • Data analysis
  • Conclusion
  • 15.
  • Multidimensional child poverty in Haiti1
  • 13.
  • Introduction
  • Overview of child poverty in Haiti
  • Deprivation and absolute poverty of children in Haiti, 2000-05
  • Child poverty and deprivation in Haiti
  • Conclusion
  • 16.
  • Child poverty in Latin America: multiple deprivation and monetary measures combined
  • Introduction
  • Conceptual approach: the notion of child poverty
  • Measuring child poverty: the methodological approaches used in this study
  • Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam
  • The data: household surveys, Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
  • Principal results
  • The double face of child poverty: lack of resources and multiple deprivations
  • Conclusion and recommendations
  • 17.
  • Changes in child poverty and deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia at the end of the 20th century
  • Introduction
  • Estimating child poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
  • Child poverty and deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995-2000
  • Gender disparities
  • Introduction
  • Child poverty and deprivation in South Asia, 1995-2000
  • Comparing regional profiles
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • 18.
  • Utopia calling: eradicating child poverty in the United Kingdom and beyond
  • Utopia as archaeology: the limitations of current proposals
  • Utopia as architecture: a wider view
  • Beyond the nation state
  • 19.
  • Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam from a country-specific and child-focused perspective
  • Continuity and change in poor children's lives: evidence from Young Lives
  • Introduction
  • Design of Young Lives research
  • Conceptual and analytical framework
  • Analytical framework
  • Key findings and trends
  • Intergenerational transmission of poverty
  • Conclusion
  • 20.
  • Policy implications of multidimensional poverty measurement in Morocco
  • Data and methodology
  • Background
  • Poverty measurement practice in Morocco
  • A breakthrough in international child poverty measurement
  • Methodology used in the present research
  • Source of data
  • Summary of findings by sociodemographic characteristics
  • Policy implications
  • Further work to be done
  • 21.
  • A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities
  • A detailed picture of child poverty in Vietnam
  • Introduction
  • Defining child poverty
  • Guiding principles
  • Forging strategic partnerships
  • Using a multidimensional lens
  • Highlighting the importance of equity
  • Addressing impacts of the global economic crisis
  • Linking budgets to child outcomes
  • Key policy messages
  • Advocating for change
  • Overlap of domain poverty
  • 22.
  • Investment in social security: a possible United Nations model for child benefit?
  • Consequences of child poverty and multiple deprivation
  • Using child rights to construct policies to defeat child poverty
  • International responsibility for funding
  • A currency transfer tax: new resources for child benefit and social security
  • 23.
  • Conclusion
  • Conclusion
Control code
ocn782108085
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 591 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280128646
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782108085
Label
Global child poverty and well-being : measurement, concepts, policy and action, edited by Alberto Minujin, Shailen Nandy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Child rights, child survival and child poverty: the debate -- 3. Equity begins with children -- 4. Measuring child poverty and deprivation -- 5. Beyond headcount: measures that reflect the breadth and components of child poverty -- 6. Defining child poverty in South Africa using the socially perceived necessities approach -- 7. Child well-being in the US: proposal for the development of a 'Tots Index' using the human development conceptual framework -- 8. A snapshot of child well-being in transition countries: exploring new methods of monitoring child well-being -- 9. Enhancing the fight against child poverty in the European Union: a benchmarking exercise -- 12. A multidimensional profile of child poverty in Congo Brazzaville -- 13. Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam -- 14. Multidimensional child deprivation in Iran -- 15. Multidimensional child poverty in Haiti1 -- 16. Child poverty in Latin America: multiple deprivation and monetary measures combined -- 17. Changes in child poverty and deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia at the end of the 20th century -- 18. Utopia calling: eradicating child poverty in the United Kingdom and beyond -- 19. Continuity and change in poor children's lives: evidence from Young Lives -- 20. Policy implications of multidimensional poverty measurement in Morocco -- 21. A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities -- 22. Investment in social security: a possible United Nations model for child benefit? -- 23. Conclusion --
  • Child poverty: practical obstacles to the realisation of child rights
  • Relationship between child poverty and child rights: methodological issues
  • Conclusion
  • 3.
  • Equity begins with children
  • Growth-mediated development
  • Aggregate growth versus disaggregated reality
  • Poverty reduction must begin with children
  • Equity-mediated development
  • Ripple effects
  • 1.
  • Can equity be promoted?
  • Conclusion
  • 4.
  • Measuring child poverty and deprivation
  • Introduction
  • Child poverty measurement methodology
  • Scientific measurement of child poverty
  • Scientific child poverty measurement using both deprivation and low income
  • Dynamics of poverty
  • How not to measure child poverty
  • Introduction
  • A worked example from Mexico
  • Conclusion
  • 5.
  • Beyond headcount: measures that reflect the breadth and components of child poverty
  • Introduction
  • Child poverty and multidimensional measurement
  • Alkire-Foster approach to multidimensional poverty measurement
  • An illustrative application: indicators of child poverty in Bangladesh
  • Under-five child poverty in Bangladesh (1997-2007)
  • Conclusion
  • Who is this book for?
  • 6.
  • Defining child poverty in South Africa using the socially perceived necessities approach
  • Introduction
  • Data and methods
  • Defining socially perceived necessities
  • Discussion: challenges
  • 7.
  • Child well-being in the US: proposal for the development of a 'Tots Index' using the human development conceptual framework
  • Introduction
  • American Human Development Index and measuring child well-being
  • Outline of the book
  • Why the concern with young children?
  • Existing methodologies for measuring child well-being in an affluent country context
  • Proposing the 'Tots Index': a composite measure of young child well-being
  • Conclusion
  • 8.
  • A snapshot of child well-being in transition countries: exploring new methods of monitoring child well-being
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Child well-being in Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States
  • Overall picture of child well-being in Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States
  • 2.
  • First résumé: Potential and limitations of the Child Well-Being Index
  • Ways forward
  • 9.
  • Enhancing the fight against child poverty in the European Union: a benchmarking exercise
  • The fight against child poverty: a European Union priority
  • Child poverty and its main determinants: a framework for European Union benchmarking
  • Twenty million children are living under the poverty threshold in the European Union
  • Key determinants of child poverty: household characteristics, labour market situation of parents and the effectiveness of government intervention
  • The diagnosis
  • What happened since 2007 and the way forward
  • Child rights, child survival and child poverty: the debate
  • 10.Assessing child well-being in developing countries: making policies work for children
  • Definitions and purpose
  • A preliminary paradigm for child policies and outcomes in developing countries
  • Findings
  • Discussion
  • 11.Multidimensional child poverty in Tanzania: analysis of situation, changes and sensitivity of thresholds1
  • Introduction
  • Methodological considerations
  • Child poverty
  • Child poverty changes between 1999 and 2004/05
  • Introduction
  • Sensitivity analysis: adapting the thresholds to the Tanzania context
  • Conclusion: child poverty in Tanzania, an intolerable but hopeful story
  • 12.
  • A multidimensional profile of child poverty in Congo Brazzaville
  • Introduction1
  • Methodology: concepts, indicators and data
  • Patterns of deprivation within and across dimensions
  • Poverty profile
  • Conclusion
  • Outlining the case for a human rights approach to child poverty
  • 14.
  • Multidimensional child deprivation in Iran
  • Introduction
  • Contextual analysis
  • Methodology and conceptual framework
  • Rationale behind the choices for the indicators in the Iranian context
  • Data analysis
  • Conclusion
  • 15.
  • Multidimensional child poverty in Haiti1
  • 13.
  • Introduction
  • Overview of child poverty in Haiti
  • Deprivation and absolute poverty of children in Haiti, 2000-05
  • Child poverty and deprivation in Haiti
  • Conclusion
  • 16.
  • Child poverty in Latin America: multiple deprivation and monetary measures combined
  • Introduction
  • Conceptual approach: the notion of child poverty
  • Measuring child poverty: the methodological approaches used in this study
  • Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam
  • The data: household surveys, Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
  • Principal results
  • The double face of child poverty: lack of resources and multiple deprivations
  • Conclusion and recommendations
  • 17.
  • Changes in child poverty and deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia at the end of the 20th century
  • Introduction
  • Estimating child poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
  • Child poverty and deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995-2000
  • Gender disparities
  • Introduction
  • Child poverty and deprivation in South Asia, 1995-2000
  • Comparing regional profiles
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • 18.
  • Utopia calling: eradicating child poverty in the United Kingdom and beyond
  • Utopia as archaeology: the limitations of current proposals
  • Utopia as architecture: a wider view
  • Beyond the nation state
  • 19.
  • Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam from a country-specific and child-focused perspective
  • Continuity and change in poor children's lives: evidence from Young Lives
  • Introduction
  • Design of Young Lives research
  • Conceptual and analytical framework
  • Analytical framework
  • Key findings and trends
  • Intergenerational transmission of poverty
  • Conclusion
  • 20.
  • Policy implications of multidimensional poverty measurement in Morocco
  • Data and methodology
  • Background
  • Poverty measurement practice in Morocco
  • A breakthrough in international child poverty measurement
  • Methodology used in the present research
  • Source of data
  • Summary of findings by sociodemographic characteristics
  • Policy implications
  • Further work to be done
  • 21.
  • A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities
  • A detailed picture of child poverty in Vietnam
  • Introduction
  • Defining child poverty
  • Guiding principles
  • Forging strategic partnerships
  • Using a multidimensional lens
  • Highlighting the importance of equity
  • Addressing impacts of the global economic crisis
  • Linking budgets to child outcomes
  • Key policy messages
  • Advocating for change
  • Overlap of domain poverty
  • 22.
  • Investment in social security: a possible United Nations model for child benefit?
  • Consequences of child poverty and multiple deprivation
  • Using child rights to construct policies to defeat child poverty
  • International responsibility for funding
  • A currency transfer tax: new resources for child benefit and social security
  • 23.
  • Conclusion
  • Conclusion
Control code
ocn782108085
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 591 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280128646
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782108085

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