ERIC Number: EJ554846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of Poverty on Children.
Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Duncan, Greg J.
Future of Children, v7 n2 p55-71 Sum-Fall 1997
Focuses on recent studies that explore the relationships between poverty and child outcomes in depth. Overall, this research supports the conclusion that family income has selective, but sometimes quite substantial, effects on child and adolescent well-being. Implications for interventions during childhood are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue titled "Children and Poverty." Research supported in part by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Research Network on Child and Family Well-being, the Russell Sage Foundation, the William T. Grant Foundation, and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.