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Comparative perspectives on child poverty: a review of poverty measures

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Childhood poverty matters directly – for children constitute a large share of the population – and indirectly – for future individual and national well-being. Developed countries measure poverty in terms of income-poverty, although health and education are often taken into account. But these are not necessarily the most direct measure of the things that matter for children. A broader range of factors than material well-being are important for child development. Family and community circumstan...

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University of Sussex
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Institute of Development Studies
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University of Sussex
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Young Lives
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Institute of Development Studies
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University of Sussex
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Young Lives
Department:
Institute of Development Studies
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White, H
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Leavy, J
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Masters, A
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Young Lives Working Paper
Publication date:
2002-01-01
Paper number:
1
ISBN:
1904427006
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English
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2008-03-14

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