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Children’s Well-Being: Indicators and Research

Children’s Views on Their Lives and Well-being

Findings from the Children’s Worlds Project

Authors: Rees, Gwyther

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  • Presents findings of the most extensive and diverse study conducted globally on children’s own views of their lives
  • Provides a unique comparative insight into the similarities and differences in children’s lives and well-being around the world
  • Provides a detailed discussion of policy and practical implications of the study on children’s lives and presents directions for future research
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About this book

This book presents a comprehensive overview of findings from the Children’s Worlds project – the most extensive and diverse study to have been conducted globally on children’s own views of their lives. It provides a unique comparative insight into the similarities and differences in children’s lives and well-being around the world, including findings that challenge prevailing assumptions of where, and in what contexts, children might experience a ‘good childhood’. 
The book draws out the key messages and implications from the study and identifies directions for future work on child well-being. It will be of interest to researchers and students in the field of childhood studies, as well as a wide range of professionals and organisations concerned with improving children’s quality of life.

About the authors

Gwyther Rees (Social Policy Research Unit, University of York, UK) is the Research Director of the Children’s Worlds project – an international study of children’s lives and well-being. Gwyther has researched and published on a range of social policy issues relevant to children and young people as well as on children’s subjective well-being.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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eBook 74,96 €
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-65195-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-87971-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Children’s Views on Their Lives and Well-being
Book Subtitle
Findings from the Children’s Worlds Project
Authors
Series Title
Children’s Well-Being: Indicators and Research
Series Volume
18
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-65196-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-65196-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-65195-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87971-0
Series ISSN
1879-5196
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 184
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations
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