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Innocenti Publications

Innocenti Publications refer to other types of studies, often jointly produced with others, including case studies and policy reviews that are oriented to a wide audience.

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2015 Results Report

2015 UNICEF Innocenti Results Report now available. Our latest results report presents Innocenti’s activities and key results achieved in 2015. Over 100 research products were published in a range of print and digital media. Future research directions and new programmes of work recently launched at the Office of Research are also described. The Centre produces cutting edge studies and supports capacity building to produce high quality, policy-relevant research that will improve children’s lives.

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The contributors to this volume use a common analytical framework to evaluate how economic, family structure and public policy changes affected the well-being of children in the industrialized countries in the West and the East from the end of the Second World War to the mid-1990s.

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Giovanni Andrea Cornia; Sheldon Danziger
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In recent years research, as well as the results of practical programmes, has lead to a clearer understanding of the relationship between child work and education. It is increasingly evident that child work is not entirely the result of economic need or exploitation.

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María Cristina Salazar; Walter Alarcón Glasinovich
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The 1990 World Summit for Children brought together 71 Heads of State and Government to discuss ways in which to improve the lives of the world's children. The international ‘Plan of Action’ adopted at the summit recognised the importance of grass roots initiatives at the local level.

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Carlos Castillo Cardona

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Richard Dunbar
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Even though all South Asian countries have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, there is as yet little awareness in the region of the importance of this Convention at various levels including policy planning, activism and legal reform in the on-going effort to achieve children's rights.

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Savitri Goonesekere
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The eight essays in this volume argue that for both theoretical and practical reasons children need to be understood in their own right. They ask fundamental questions about the cultural and social variations in the perceptions we have of children and chidhood.

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Karl Eric Knutsson
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Of the many changes that have taken place in Western society during the past two centuries, few have been more significant than the steep fall in infant and child mortality. However, the timing and causes of the decline are still poorly understood.

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Carlo A. Corsini; Pier Paolo Viazzo
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Educational rights for minority groups may be included in states' education systems and also enshrined intheir statutes. However, states' laws, their declarations and their educational systems are largely normative statements. For many minority groups, the key issue is whether educational practice actually recognises those legal obligations and aspirations and provides a full, effective and fulfiling education for their young people.

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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.

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Giovanni Andrea Cornia; Gerald K. Helleiner
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