Children in Crisis : Seeking Child-Sensitive Policy Responses
By: Harper, Caroline.
Contributor(s): Jones, Nicola | Mendoza, Ronald U | Stewart, David | Strand, Erika.Material type: TextSeries: 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.
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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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