Duncan Lindsey

in The Welfare of Children

Second edition

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780195136715
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199894079 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the rising number of children living in poverty in the United States. It then considers the failure of existing programs to deal with the problem of child poverty. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords: child welfare; poor children; poverty; United States; child abuse; welfare system

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