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Children’s access to economic and material resources

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9781861343628
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301745 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0003
Children’s access to economic and material resources

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This chapter explores the financial and material aspects of children's lives. It focuses on children's accounts of their opportunities to access material and economic resources, and looks at some of the socioeconomic issues that are raised by children. The discussion is concerned with three key areas: access to pocket money, engagement in employment, and the importance of transport.

Keywords: financial aspects; material aspects; material resources; economic resources; socioeconomic issues; pocket money; transport; employment

Chapter.  9807 words. 

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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