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ERIC Number: EJ595796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Neighbourhood and Preventive Strategies with Children and Families: What Works?
Smith, Teresa
Children & Society, v13 n4 p265-77 Sep 1999
Contends that Great Britain's 1989 Children Act has not facilitated a proper understanding of childhood disadvantages or policies to address disadvantage. Discusses prevention in the context of government initiatives such as Sure Start. Advocates analysis of neighborhood disadvantages and neighborhood-based policies, maintaining that the geography of disadvantage must be understood. Reviews examples of early-years programs/projects. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Children Act 1989 (Great Britain)