ERIC Number: ED395663
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Social Policy Report, 1994.
Thomas, Nancy G., Ed.
Social Policy Report, v8 n1-4 1994
This quarterly publication presents scholarly developmental research results pertaining to social and public policies which affect children. The first issue in the 1994 volume examines "Children's Changing Access to Resources: A Historical Perspective" (Donald Hernandez). This report focuses on changes in the American family's finances, structure, and educational attainment, as well as the effects of these changes on children and policies affecting children. This report contains 30 references. The second issue examines "Children in Poverty: Designing Research to Affect Policy" (Aletha Huston). This report examines the interplay between policy and childhood poverty and how to effect change to further children's interests. It contains 43 references. The third 1994 issue examines"Developmental Effects of Lead Exposure in Children" (Johanna Tesman and Amanda Hills). Focusing on the history and prevalence of lead exposure levels, and examining policy and educational issues, this review presents research findings on neurobehavioral effects, behavioral effects, and methods for determining exposure levels. This report contains 68 references. The fourth 1994 edition examines "Resiliency Research: Implications for Schools and Policy" (Marc Zimmerman and Revathy Arunkumar), and focuses on early and recent research on resiliency as a coping mechanism. Three models of resiliency are detailed, and seven possible future policy research areas are presented. The report contains 70 references. (SD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Coping, Family Structure, Lead Poisoning, Policy Analysis, Policy Formation, Poverty, Public Policy, Social Problems, Social Science Research, Social Structure
SRCD Executive Office, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, 10th Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0406 (Single issues, $3.50 each; quantity discounts available; subscriptions to nonmembers of SRCD, $12.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research in Child Development.