Children in Poverty
Child Development and Public Policy
Edited by Aletha C. Huston
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Children in Poverty by Aletha C. Huston
Book DescriptionThe number of children living in poverty in the United States increased dramatically during the 1980s and remains high. Why are so many children growing up in poor families? What are the effects of poverty on children's physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development? What role can public policy and policy research play in preventing or alleviating the damaging effects of poverty on children? Children in Poverty examines these questions, focusing on the child rather than on parents' income or self-sufficiency.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521477567
(246mm x 189mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Highly original and revealing study of children in poverty, focusing on the child rather than on parents' income or self sufficiency.
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