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Children of poverty

research, health, and policy issues

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor children -- Services for -- United States.,
    • Poor children -- Health and hygiene -- United States.,
    • Poor children -- Research -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Barry M. Lester, Barry Zuckerman.
      SeriesReference books on family issues ;, vol. 23, Garland reference library of social science ;, vol. 968, Reference books on family issues ;, v. 23., Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 968.
      ContributionsFitzgerald, Hiram E., Lester, Barry M., Zuckerman, Barry S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV741 .C53616 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 363 p. :
      Number of Pages363
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1087687M
      ISBN 100815317387
      LC Control Number94011694


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have a foreign-born parent, and million children of immigrant parents are poor. It is reported that child poverty in immigrant families is more closely related to low-wage work and barriers to valuable work supports.

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Poverty means more than a lack of income. It also means a lack of resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods, such as food, clothing, clean water and proper shelter. Poverty has many detrimental outcomes for children — hunger and malnutrition, ill-health, limited or a lack of access to education and other basic services.

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About This Book. In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life.

Most books on poverty focus on analysis of the parents' income, and policies are aimed at self-sufficiency. This book is unique because it is child-centered.

It concludes that Reviews: 2. Poverty at School. Studies of risk and resilience in children have shown that family income correlates significantly with children's academic success, especially during the preschool, kindergarten, and primary years (van Ijzendoorn, Vereijken, Bakermans-Kranenburg, & Riksen-Walraven, ).

Eight homeless children talk share true, poignant stories about life in a shelter. This is a wonderful resource for helping children see the human experience behind the issues of homelessness and poverty.

Ages 6 - Food Fight: Poets Join the Fight Against Hunger with Poems to Favorite Food edited and illustrated by Michael J. RosenAuthor: Sarah Aadland. Children who live in extreme poverty or who live below the poverty line for multiple years appear, all other things being equal, to suffer the worst outcomes.

The timing of poverty. At Children Incorporated, we believe that education is a way out of poverty for children, both in the United States and globally.

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Luthar synthesizes, with impressive clarity, three decades of research about children in poverty, their families, and their communities. She has created a compelling primer for the policy-makers, advocates, and students that, while not minimizing the challenges, suggests research-based opportunities and.

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Again, Evans points to the confluence of risk that these children experience early on in life. The problem of child development and poverty is interwoven with many of the major societal challenges and issues that America faces.

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