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Integrating Children's Human Rights and Child Poverty Debates: Examples from Young Lives in Ethiopia and India

Abstract:

There are few attempts to link human rights discourses and child poverty debates, though the field is expanding. Within sociology, both the study of rights and of childhood are marginal. This paper utilises a sociological approach to bridge rights and poverty debates in relation to children and explore why there are barriers to implementing children’s rights in specific instances. Drawing on Young Lives research, a longitudinal study of children growing up in poverty, the paper explores ho...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0038038512451532

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
Journal:
Sociology Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
5
Pages:
906-920
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
469-8684
ISSN:
0038-0385
URN:
uuid:6a014015-d077-4176-92bc-b14ff8a9e0b1
Local pid:
ora:9123

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