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Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Alberto Minujin and Shailen Nandy


Child poverty is a central and present part of global life, with hundreds of millions of children around the world enduring tremendous suffering and deprivation of their most basic needs. Despite its long history, research on poverty and development has only relatively recently examined the issue of child poverty as a distinct topic of concern. This book brings together theoretical, methodological and policy-relevant contributions by leading researchers on international child poverty. With a preface from Sir Richard Jolly, Former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, it examines h ... More

Keywords: Child poverty, Poverty and development, Well-being, Inequality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781847424822
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alberto Minujin, editor

Shailen Nandy, editor

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Part 1

One Introduction

Shailen Nandy, and Alberto Minujin

Two Child rights, child survival and child poverty: the debate

Simon Pemberton, David Gordon, and Shailen Nandy

Part 2

Four Measuring child poverty and deprivation

David Gordon, and Shailen Nandy

Part 3

Twelve A multidimensional profile of child poverty in Congo Brazzaville

Geranda Notten, Chris de Neubourg, Bethuel Makosso, and Alain Beltran Mpoue

Thirteen Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam

Keetie Roelen, and Franziska Gassmann

Fourteen Multidimensional child deprivation in Iran

Sepideh Yousefzadeh Faal Deghati, Andrés Mideros Mora, and Chris De Neubourg

Fifteen Multidimensional child poverty in Haiti1

David Gordon, Audrey Lenoel, and Shailen Nandy

Part 4

Twenty-Three Conclusion

Shailen Nandy, and Alberto Minujin

End Matter