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Children in Crisis : Seeking Child-Sensitive Policy Responses

By: Harper, Caroline.
Contributor(s): Jones, Nicola | Mendoza, Ronald U | Stewart, David | Strand, Erika.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Rethinking International Development series: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (289 p.).ISBN: 9780230370258.Subject(s): Children -- Government policy | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization | Poor children | Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children in Crisis : Seeking Child-Sensitive Policy ResponsesDDC classification: 362.7 LOC classification: HQ767.9Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction: Towards Global Recovery for All; Part I Impact of Crises from a Historical; 2 Learning from Past Financial Crises: How Are Children Affected?; 3 Infant Mortality during Economic Downturns and Recovery; 4 Education and Health Spending Patterns through the Business Cycle: An Empirical Analysis; Part II Emerging Evidence on the Impact of the 2008-10 Crises
5 Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in West and Central Africa6 Child Poverty in South Africa and the Global Financial and Economic Crisis; 7 Lessons from the Financial Crisis: Remittances and Social Assistance among Left-Behind Children and Women in Mexico; 8 Children in Crisis in the Philippines: Insights and Evidence from Community-based Monitoring Systems; 9 Turning Crisis into Opportunity for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS: Responding to the Financial, Fuel and Food Crises; Part III Policies to Promote Inclusive Recovery
10 Child Poverty Impacts and Public Budgets: Tracking the Global Economic Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa11 Social Protection Responses to Crises and Their Impacts on Children: Learning from Past Lessons in Indonesia and Ethiopia; 12 Social Protection in Fiscal Stimulus Packages; 13 Conclusion: Revisiting the Main Lessons and Rethinking Crisis Response; Index
Summary: Experts from the global North and South analyze the implications of economic crises on children, with a particular focus on the emerging evidence from the recent global economic crisis and food and fuel price volatility of 2008-2010. They point out key policy responses deployed by governments and international agencies.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction: Towards Global Recovery for All; Part I Impact of Crises from a Historical; 2 Learning from Past Financial Crises: How Are Children Affected?; 3 Infant Mortality during Economic Downturns and Recovery; 4 Education and Health Spending Patterns through the Business Cycle: An Empirical Analysis; Part II Emerging Evidence on the Impact of the 2008-10 Crises

5 Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in West and Central Africa6 Child Poverty in South Africa and the Global Financial and Economic Crisis; 7 Lessons from the Financial Crisis: Remittances and Social Assistance among Left-Behind Children and Women in Mexico; 8 Children in Crisis in the Philippines: Insights and Evidence from Community-based Monitoring Systems; 9 Turning Crisis into Opportunity for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS: Responding to the Financial, Fuel and Food Crises; Part III Policies to Promote Inclusive Recovery

10 Child Poverty Impacts and Public Budgets: Tracking the Global Economic Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa11 Social Protection Responses to Crises and Their Impacts on Children: Learning from Past Lessons in Indonesia and Ethiopia; 12 Social Protection in Fiscal Stimulus Packages; 13 Conclusion: Revisiting the Main Lessons and Rethinking Crisis Response; Index

Experts from the global North and South analyze the implications of economic crises on children, with a particular focus on the emerging evidence from the recent global economic crisis and food and fuel price volatility of 2008-2010. They point out key policy responses deployed by governments and international agencies.

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STEFFIE JOI CALUBAYAN Research Assistant at the Poverty and Economic Policy Community-based Monitoring System (PEP CBMS) Research Network, University of Laval, CanadaMARGARET CHITIGA-MABUGU Executive Director of the Economic Performance and Development research programme, Human Sciences Research Council, South AfricaJOHN COCKBURN Co-Director of the Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network and Professor at University of Laval, CanadaJERONIMO CORTINA Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Research Associate at the Center for Public Policy, University of Houston, USABERNARD DECALUWÉ Full Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Laval, CanadaJEREMY DE JESUS Research Assistant at the Community-based Monitoring System (CBMS) programme, Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies, De La Salle University, PhilippinesNADIA DOYTCH Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of New Haven, USAISMAËL FOFANA Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), SenegalMARICAR GARDE Policy Officer for Economic and Social Development at Save the Children UKBINGJIE HU is a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Maryland, USARAMOS MABUGU heads the Research and Policy Division at the Financial and Fiscal Commission of South AfricaHÉLÈNE MAISONNAVE works at the Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network, University of Laval, CanadaPAOLA PEREZNIETO Research Fellow at Social Development Programme, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UKAPARNA RAO Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs, USANICHOLAS REES works in the Policy Advocacy Unit, UNICEF, USACELIA REYES Senior Research Fellow at the Philippine Institute for Development StudiesVÉRONIQUE ROBICHAUD Researcher at the Inter-University Centre on Risk, Economic Policies, and Employment, CanadaDEBRA SHEPHERD Researcher in the Social Policy Research Group, Department of Economics, University of Stellenbosch, South AfricaALELLIE SOBREVIÑAS Research Associate at the Community-based Monitoring System (CBMS) programme, Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies, De La Salle University, PhilippinesANDY SUMNER Research Fellow in the Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Team, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Sussex, UK.NINA THELEN Policy Analyst at the Office of Development Studies, UN Development Programme (UNDP), USALUCA TIBERTI Postdoctoral Researcher at the Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network, University of Laval, CanadaSERVAAS VAN DER BERG Professor of Economics and National Research Chair in the Department of Economics of Social Policy, University of Stellenbosch, South AfricaDIETER VON FINTEL Lecturer in Economics at University of Stellenbosch, South AfricaJENN YABLONSKI Social Protection Specialist at UNICEF, USAYANCHUN ZHANG Policy Specialist at the Office of Development Studies, UN Development Programme (UNDP), USA

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