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Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones


This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and institutions that shape the development of evidence about child poverty and well-being, and the use of such evidence in development-policy debates. The book also pays particular attention to the importance of power relations in influencing the extent to which children's voices are heard and acted upon by international-development actors. It weaves together theory, mixed-method approaches, and case studies ... More

Keywords: mainstreaming knowledge, children, international development, child poverty, development policy, power relations, developing country, Africa, Asia, Latin America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847424464
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicola A. Jones, author