Family life and self-reflection

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:
Family life and self-reflection

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This chapter is centred on children's home environment and their personal and familial lives. It reveals children's inner thoughts and fears, which include their families, themselves, and their futures. The chapter is composed of three main sections. The first is on children's opportunities for play and leisure activities at home, while the second is on their understanding and perception of money and need within their families. The third and final section is on children's perceptions of the impact of poverty on their lives.

Keywords: home; personal lives; family life; play; leisure activities; money; impact of poverty

Chapter.  11397 words. 

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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