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International Children's Rights Thesaurus

2000


The International Children’s Rights Thesaurus has been created for use in libraries and documentation centres as a tool for indexing and retrieving documents from the point of view of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).



Income Distribution, Economic Systems and Transition

1999


The differences in income distribution between market and planned economies are considered. The picture during transition, like that under socialism, is varied. Russia has experienced very sharp increases in measured inequality while the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland have seen more modest rises.



Intercountry Adoption

1999


Broadly accepted international instruments specify the conditions under which intercountry adoption should be undertaken if the rights and best interests of the children concerned are to be protected and fully respected. The Digest identifies abuses of intercountry adoption as well as the measures required to combat such violations and to uphold 'best practice' in this sphere.



Is Child Welfare Converging in the European Union?

1999


This publication analyses the living standards of the nearly 80 million children in the EU, who represent over a fifth of the Union's total population. By analysing the trends of child well-being in Europe over the last two decades the book asks whether the well-being of children in the EU is becoming more similar across member states or are countries diverging while their economies converge? The Statistical Appendix of this publication may be viewed and downloaded.



Income Inequality and Mobility in Hungary 1992-96

1998


The first half of the 1990s brought major changes to Hungary. The positive sides of the transformation in the Hungarian economy and society were accompanied by less welcome aspects - a sharp fall in GDP, double-digit unemployment and falling real incomes.



The Implications of Exhausting Unemployment Insurance Entitlement in Hungary

1997


The single most likely way to leave the unemployment insurance (UI) register in Hungary is not by getting a job but by running out of benefit. This situation raises two questions. First, what are the implications of the cessation of UI for living standards? Second, does UI exhaustion have much effect on the probability of getting a job through increasing incentives to work?



Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Resource mobilization in low-income countries. Summary

1996


This title focuses on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as it relates to children's basic economic and social rights in developing countries in terms of the obligations placed by the Convention on both States and the international community.



Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Resource mobilization in low-income countries

1995


This title focuses on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as it relates to children's basic economic and social rights in developing countries in terms of the obligations placed by the Convention on both States and the international community.



Income Distribution, Poverty and Welfare in Transitional Economies: A comparison between Eastern Europe and China

1994






Implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Resource mobilization and the obligations of the States Parties

1992






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