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Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion

Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion

PUBLICATION: First CROP book to be published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Enrique Delamónica, Christos Papatheodorou, Aldrie Henry-Lee

6 December 2016

Worldwide child and youth poverty remain the biggest barrier to achieving a better life in adulthood. Progress in lifting children out of poverty in the last decades has been slow and limited in the developing world, while the recent global economic crisis has exacerbated child poverty, youth unemployment, and social exclusion in many developed countries. This book critically examines the long-term consequences of growing up poor, the close linkages between deprivation and human rights violations in childhood and adolescence, and their effects on labor market entry and future career in a number of developing and developed countries. Drawing on multiple disciplinary perspectives, it makes a forceful case for the eradication of child poverty to take center stage in the Sustainable Development Goals.

The book can be ordered from Columbia University Press

CHAPTER OVERVIEW


  INTRODUCTION
by Maria Petmesidou, Enrique Delamónica, Christos
  Papatheodorou, and Aldrie Henry-Lee


  PART I
  CHILD AND YOUTH POVERTY, RIGHTS AND SOCIAL PROTECTION


  A REVIEW OF CHILD POVERTY APPROACHES:
The European 
  Experience
  Amélia Bastos


   CHILD POVERTY AND INTERGENERATIONAL POVERTY
   TRANSMISSION IN THE EU:
What is the impact of social protection
   policies and institutions?
   Stefanos Papanastasiou, Christos Papatheodorou, and Maria Petmesidou


  CHILD POVERTY, CHILD RIGHTS IN SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING
  STATES (SIDS): The case of the Caribbean
  Aldrie Henry-Lee


  PART II

  YOUTH (UN)EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION: TRENDS AND
  POLICY ISSUES


  UNPACKING THE NEETs OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN:
  Methodological challenges and surprising results
  Alberto Minujín, Diego Born, María Laura Lombardía, and Enrique
  Delamónica


  "BIOLOGICAL DUALISM": Youth employment and poverty patterns in
  Spain
  Luis Garrido, Rodolfo Gutiérrez, and Ana M. Guillén


  YOUTH IN THE GREEK LABOR MARKET
  Apostolos Dedoussopoulos and Eva Maria Papachristopoulou


  SOCIAL ENTERPRISES, SOCIAL AND SOLIDARITY ECONOMY, AND
  YOUTH: What is the role for policy-making?

  Sofia Adam


  "GENERATION NOWHERE": The youth in South Africa's informal
  economy - the case of day laborers and waste pickers
  Catherina J. Schenk, Phillip F. Blaauw, and Jacoba M.M. Viljoen


  "INDEPENDENT, YET NOT GROWN UP": Young migrant workers'
  journeys in post-Mao China
  I-Chieh Fang


  CONCLUSION
by Aldrie Henry-Lee, Christos Papatheodorou, Maria
  Petmesidou, and Enrique Delamónica





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