Children's Services in the Developing World

1st Edition

Najat M'Jid, Dwan Kaoukji

Routledge
Published November 16, 2009
Reference - 412 Pages
ISBN 9780754627791 - CAT# Y236683
Series: The Library of Essays in Child Welfare and Development

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Summary

Children’s services in The Developing World brings together evidence relating to the health and development of children in the global South. It is essential reading for students, scientists, policy makers and practitioners in economically developing countries. The book deals with the effects of catastrophe, disease, war and poverty on children's development. There is strong coverage of the ways in which children cope with even the most inauspicious of circumstances. Evidence is provided on the incidence of impairment to health and development. As well as establishing the risks to child well-being in the economic South, the book shows how to intervene to address those risks. Examples of good practice rigorously evaluated will be of interest to everyone seeking to improve the lives of children, whether that be in economically developed or developing nations.

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