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Family and Parenting Support: Policy and Provision in a Global Context


This publication seeks to develop a research agenda on family support and parenting support globally. An integrated and life-course approach to children is taken, considering their situation and a range of outcomes for them at different stages of their growth and development. Part 2 consists of nine country case studies.

From Security to Uncertainty: The impact of economic change on child welfare in central Asia


Children are at the heart of Central Asian culture. Two out of every five inhabitants of the region are aged under 18. Yet relatively little has been written about the impact of recent political economic and social change on their welfare.

Family Support Policies in Transitional Economies: Challenges and constraints


This paper looks at how state family support policies have fared in nine of the countries that have undergone the transition to the free-market economy. It asks whether such positives as did exist prior to 1989 have survived to benefit the children of today.

From Adjustment to Development in Africa: Conflict, controversy, convergence, consensus?


The economic crisis in sub-Saharan Africa in the 1980s and 1990s generated fierce debate among analysts and policy-makers concerning its causes and appropriate ways out of it. This volume addresses the key policy issues in structural adjustment in Africa.

Fiscal Shock, Wage Compression and Structural Reform: Mexican adjustment and educational policy in the 1980s


The Fiscal System, Adjustment and the Poor


Forthcoming Publications 2006/2007

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