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Children's well-being in contexts of poverty: approaches to research, monitoring and participation

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Monitoring, protecting and promoting ‘well-being’ are central to realisation of children’s rights. Yet definitions of the concept are both variable and can appear conceptually confused. Competing research paradigms engage with the concept and its measurement, while applications of well-being in policy are equally contested. This paper outlines some of the major debates, as a starting point for reviewing three contrasting approaches to well-being: indicator-based, participatory and longitudina...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young lives technical note
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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English
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13180
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2011-08-16

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