Recognizing the child in child poverty

@article{Lipina2011RecognizingTC,
  title={Recognizing the child in child poverty},
  author={Sebasti{\'a}n Javier Lipina and Jennifer Simonds and Mar{\'i}a Soledad Segret{\'i}n},
  journal={Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={17 - 8}
}
In the past few decades, a particular need for a child-centered perspective has emerged, based on evidence that children are more susceptible to environmental and social risks, and that they have different needs than adults do. This article examines issues affecting children in existing measurements and presents conceptual considerations for future work toward defining and measuring child poverty. Current definitions and measures of poverty are generally circumscribed to levels of income… Expand
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