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Less opportunity, more risk, greater vulnerability: How inequalities undermine children’s development

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Inequalities combine in a range of ways to undermine the development of children’s full potential. Not having access to pre-school education, for example, contributes to the inequality of opportunity experienced by poorer children, while inequalities of risk mean they are more likely to experience illness in the family, and their family is less likely to have the financial resources to cope. Children’s experiences of inequality in themselves undermine their development, and can also affect th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2015-05-05
Pubs id:
pubs:647579
URN:
uri:ae7a40b2-2b70-489d-a326-0bb98544bd72
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uuid:ae7a40b2-2b70-489d-a326-0bb98544bd72
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pubs:647579

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