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Child Well-Being

Child Well-Being

Understanding Children's Lives

Edited by Colette McAuley and Wendy Rose
Foreword by Dame Gillian Pugh

Paperback: £24.99 / $42.95

2010, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-925-9, BIC 2: JKSN JKSB1 JHBC

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Foreword. Acknowledgements. Preface. Part 1. Understanding Children's Lives at Home, School and in the Community. 1. Child Well-Being, Child Development and Family Lives. Jane Aldgate, The Open University, UK. 2. Children's Views on Child Well-Being. Colette McAuley, University College Dublin, Ireland, Roger Morgan, Children's Rights Director of England and Wendy Rose, The Open University, UK. 3. Introducing the Concept of Child Well-Being into Government Policy. Wendy Rose and John Rowlands, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, UK. 4. How Schools Can Contribute to Pupils' Well-being. Pamela Munn, University of Edinburgh, UK. 5. Youth, Civic Engagement and Support: Promoting Well-being. Pat Dolan, Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. Part 2. Child Well-Being: International Developments and New Policy and Research Directions. 6. Developing Indicators for Child Well-Being in a Changing Context. Asher Ben-Arieh, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. 7. National Reporting on Child Well-Being – The State of the Nation's Children's Reports in the Republic of Ireland. Anne-Marie Brooks, Sinead Hanafin and Sylda Langford, Office of the Minister for Children, Dublin, Ireland. 8. The Challenge of Improving Children's Well-Being and Measuring Outcomes – An American Perspective. Peter J. Pecora, University of Washington and Casey Family Programs, USA and Markell Harrison-Jackson, Pinal County Education Service Agency, USA. 9. The Subjective Well-Being of Children. Jonathan Bradshaw, University of York, UK, Gwyther Rees, Children's Society, UK, Antonia Keung, University of York, UK and Haridhan Goswami, Children's Society, UK. Part 3. Child Well-Being: Current Issues and Future Directions. 10. Child Well-Being - Current Issues and Future Directions. Colette McAuley and Wendy Rose. References. List of contributors. Index.

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