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Published Apr. 29, 2011 11:40 AM

The joint statement aims to build greater consensus on the importance of child-sensitive social protection. It lays out the particular vulnerabilities that children and families face, the ways that social protection can impact children even when not focused on them, and outlines principles and approaches for undertaking child sensitive social protection. The statement emerged from meetings and discussions between partners to consider and outline the importance of furthering social protection and ensuring it is child-sensitive.

Published Apr. 28, 2011 3:22 PM

The FORUM is published twice a year in German, English, French, Spanish and Russian. Each edition is dedicated to one particular subject which is examined by both SOS co-workers and external authors

Published Apr. 28, 2011 1:37 PM

PEDIATRICS is an official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In the inaugural January 1948 issue of PEDIATRICS, the editor Hugh McCulloch outlined the journal’s vision and objectives. He said the journal is “intended to encompass the needs of the whole child in his physiologic, mental, emotional, and social structure."

Published Apr. 12, 2011 8:00 PM

Children today are growing up in an increasingly commercialised world. But should we see them as victims of manipulative marketing, or as competent participants in consumer culture?

Published Apr. 12, 2011 7:48 PM

Child Care in Practice is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum for professionals working in all disciplines in the provision of children's services, from social care to health care, medicine to psychology, education, the police and probationary services, to solicitors and barristers.

Published Apr. 8, 2011 2:30 PM

Global Studies of Childhood is a peer-reviewed, internationally focused, online research journal. The journal provides an opportunity for researchers, university and college students and professionals who are interested in issues associated with childhood in education, family, and community contexts from a global perspective to present, share and discuss their work. GSC aims to present opportunities for scholars and emerging researchers to interrogate the ways in which globalization and new global perspectives impact on children’s life experiences.

Published Apr. 6, 2011 8:43 AM

Research in Comparative and International Education is a peer-reviewed international journal, edited by Professor David Phillips of the University of Oxford, assisted by an Editorial Board and an International Advisory Board of international scholars with a wide range of expertise in comparative and international studies.

Published Mar. 31, 2011 3:07 PM

The aim of this research, commissioned by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and carried out by a team from the University of East Anglia, was to seek children and young people’s views of the child protection system and to consider how those views might contribute to improving responses to abuse and neglect. It aimed to gather the views of children and young people living with their parents, who all had a child protection plan in place.

Published Mar. 16, 2011 9:40 AM

This study compares the policy agendas on children('s rights) and youth of the European Union, the Council of Europe and the United Nations and identifies possible synergies. Focus is placed on those internal policy agendas of the organizations where a policy on children('s rights) or young people is the central objective; EU external policy is excluded from the analysis.

Published Mar. 16, 2011 9:21 AM

Final report from the 2010 edition of the International Interdisciplinary Course On Children’s Rights. 

Published Feb. 21, 2011 9:24 AM

The Journal has two special features: Field Reports, which are short articles contributing to development policy and practice, and invited Policy Arenas, which comprise several articles focusing on a theme with a policy dimension.

Published Feb. 10, 2011 9:35 AM

This new book, an Introduction to Statistics using Microsoft Excel, is of value to those who are beginning to use statistics in their research. It is also a good way of refreshing your knowledge of the subject. The book has numerous examples, self tests and other exercises so it is great for teaching.

Published Feb. 9, 2011 9:33 AM

A ground-breaking framework for using evidence to improve outcomes in learning, behavior, and health for vulnerable children, co-authored by the members of the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs and the National Scientic Council on the Developing Child. 

Published Feb. 7, 2011 11:23 AM

Under various names – education and conflict, education and fragility, education and insecurity, etc – the understanding of linkages between education and violent conflict has emerged as an important and pressing area of inquiry. Work and research by practitioners and scholars has clearly pointed to the negative potential of education to contribute to and entrench violent conflict. This work has highlighted the struggle for education during and following periods of instability and demonstrated the degree to which communities affected by conflict prioritize educational opportunities. It has also offered powerful normative arguments for the importance of quality education for peacebuilding, reconciliation, postconflict reconstruction and development.

 

Published Feb. 7, 2011 11:11 AM

This paper seeks to address the underlying issue of why age assessment is so politicised in the UK. How have ‘age-disputed persons’ become a salient political problem? Why does their age assessment remain contentious despite a number of policy amendments?

Published Feb. 3, 2011 1:21 PM

Evidence & Policy is the first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to comprehensive and critical assessment of the relationship between research evidence and the concerns of policy makers and practitioners, as well as researchers.

 

Published Feb. 3, 2011 9:40 AM

A report on the situation facing Palestinian children detained in the Israeli military court system. Reporting period: 1 July to 31 December 2010

This report is submitted on behalf of Defence for Children International–Palestine Section (DCI-Palestine), a national section of the international non-governmental child rights organisation and movement, Defence for Children International

Published Jan. 28, 2011 9:17 AM

Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery: What do we mean by 'spirituality' and what relevance does it have to schooling and society? The International Journal of Children's Spirituality seeks to debate such questions through peer reviewed contributions from those in education concerned with these issues.

Published Jan. 26, 2011 12:57 PM

Ethical issues are a crucial consideration when researchers are working with children and young people. This clear and practical text informs students and researchers about all the relevant laws and guidelines that apply when they are conducting research with children and young people.

Published Jan. 24, 2011 12:21 PM

This 2011 edition of The African Report on Child Wellbeing is the second in a series of reports published biennially by The African Child Policy Forum  as our contribution to putting Africa’s children on the public and political agenda, and to holding African governments accountable to their obligations – to their children.

Published Jan. 18, 2011 11:37 AM

The report explores sexual responsibility, experiences of fatherhood and constructions of masculinity among young men who come from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds in Ireland.

Published Jan. 18, 2011 10:49 AM

Evaluation is crucial for determining the effectiveness of social programs and interventions. In this nuts and bolts handbook, social work and health care professionals are shown how evaluations should be done, taking the intimidation and guesswork out of this essential task.

Published Jan. 17, 2011 10:38 AM

The production and export of cotton continues to be a major feature of the economy, politics and everyday lives of the people of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Bringing in the cotton harvest in Central Asia has traditionally involved mobilizing wide sections of the community, including young people.

Published Jan. 13, 2011 9:36 AM

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks and institutions that shape the development of evidence about child poverty and wellbeing, and the use of such evidence in development policy debates.

Published Dec. 21, 2010 11:37 AM

Using lessons learnt in emergencies, from the genocide in Rwanda to the Asian Tsunami and the earthquake in Haiti, Save the Children in this report, Misguided Kindness, demonstrates what action is needed to keep families together during crises and to bring separated children back into a safe and nurturing family life.