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'Even if she learns, she does not understand properly'. Children's understanding of illbeing and poverty in five Ethiopian communities

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The paper argues on the basis of data from Young Lives and an extensive review of child-centred poverty studies that experiences of relative poverty and social exclusion are as common and corrosive in contemporary Ethiopia as North America and Europe. If taken seriously, this insight could broaden the focus of child poverty reduction from nutrition and education to include the psychosocial costs of lacking the culturally-specific resources required for full participation in society. The paper...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Author's Original

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10.1007/s11205-009-9468-z

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Role:
Author
Journal:
Social Indicators Research
Volume:
96
Issue:
1
Pages:
85-112
Publication date:
2010-03-06
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EISSN:
1573-0921
ISSN:
0303-8300
URN:
uuid:6dd4b509-2035-48b2-8b22-8ed0466fae44
Local pid:
ora:9861

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