ERIC Number: EJ482810
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Juvenilization of Poverty in the 1980s.
Segal, Elizabeth A.
Social Work, v36 n5 p454-57 Sep 1991
Analyzes factors that caused economic well-being of children in United States to deteriorate during 1980s. Notes that young families and female-headed families were hit hardest by structural economic changes, contributing to rise in child poverty. Contends that, although more children became poor, social services provision did not increase. Discusses implications of juvenilization of poverty for social work practice. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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