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Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)What do we know?$
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Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342539

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.001.0001

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Poverty across states, nations, and continents

Poverty across states, nations, and continents

(p.33) Two Poverty across states, nations, and continents
Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)

Lee Rainwater

Timothy M. Smeeding

John Coder

Policy Press

This chapter looks at the issues that concern the regional variations in poverty, particularly child poverty. It is primarily concerned with the possible variations in child poverty rates among the 50 United States, as compared to the variations across the nation states of the European Union. The Luxembourg Income Study is used to make comparisons with variations by region in two other countries, namely Australia and Canada.

Keywords:   regional variations, child poverty, United States, European Union, Luxembourg Income Study, Australia, Canada

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