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Child Indicators Research

The official Journal of the International Society for Child Indicators: Child Indicators Research is an international, peer-reviewed quarterly that focuses on measurements and indicators of children's well-being, and their usage within multiple domains and in diverse cultures. The Journal will present measures and data resources, analysis of the data, exploration of theoretical issues, and information about the status of children, as well as the implementation of this information in policy and practice. It aims to explore how child indicators can be used to improve the development and well-being of children.

Child Indicators Research will provide a unique, applied perspective, by presenting a variety of analytical models, different perspectives, and a range of social policy regimes. The Journal will break through the current ‘isolation’ of academicians, researchers and practitioners and serve as a ‘natural habitat’ for anyone interested in child indicators. Unique and exclusive, the journal will be a source of high quality, policy impact and rigorous scientific papers.

Readership: academicians, researchers, government officials, data collectors, providers of funding, practitioners, and journalists who have an interest in children’s well-being issues.

Topics to be addressed include, but are not limited to:

  • Theory and conceptual framework of child indicators
  • Measurement, data and methods issues
  • Dissemination of child indicators
  • Advocacy using child indicators
  • Policy development using child indicators
  • Child indicators with cultural variations
  • Children's participation in development and implementation of indicators
  • Child indicators across borders
  • Information technology and child indicators

The Journal will welcome contributions from a wide variety of disciplines, including:

  • Economic well being
  • Education
  • Psychological well being
  • Social behavior
  • Physical health and Safety
  • Child welfare and Vulnerable children
  • Civic life skills
  • Time use and activities
  • Religion 
  • Environmental issues

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Tags: ["indicators", "ISCI", "measurement", "data collection", "monitoring", "well-being", "participation", "methodology"]
Published Aug. 18, 2008 3:21 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 3:53 PM