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Values, policies and the well-being of young children in Canada, Norway and the United States

Shelley Phipps

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342539
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301738 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0004
Values, policies and the well-being of young children in Canada, Norway and the United States

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This chapter examines the connections that exist among values, policies, and outcomes for young children in Norway, the United States, and Canada. Three different collections of microdata are used, which come from the early to mid-1990s. The chapter looks at the differences in values across the three countries, and studies the differences in policies. It also includes a section on child outcomes.

Keywords: microdata collections; differences in values; policies; child outcomes

Chapter.  6537 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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