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Title Indicators of children's well-being : understanding their role, usage, and policy influence / edited by Asher Ben-Arieh and Robert M. Goerge
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 204 pages) : illustrations
Series Social indicators research series ; v. 27
Social indicators research series ; v. 27
Contents Machine generated contents note: role of social indicators in an era of human service reform in the United States / Tom Corbett -- Measuring and monitoring children's well-being : the policy process / Asher Ben-Arieh / Robert M. Goerge -- Indicator measurement in comprehensive community initiatives / James R. McDonell -- power of regional indicators in achieving action : the southern regional initiative on child care / Sarah C. Shuptrine / Nicole Ravenell -- use of indicators of child well-being in the United Kingdom and the European Union / Jonathan Bradshaw -- Using indicators of child well-being at the international level / Shelley Phipps -- Preparing indicators for policymakers and advocates / Kristin Anderson Moore / Brett Brown -- Using indicators of school readiness to improve public policy for young children / Lisa G. Klein -- Increasing the impact of indicators among legislative policymakers / Thomas H. Little -- How can we better use whole population and outcomes indicators : a policymaker's perspective / Cornelius Hogan -- Studying the role of child well-being indicators in the policy process : using surveys among decision makers / Jeffrey Capizzano / Matthew Stagner -- Indicators and policy decisions : the important role of experimental studies / Pamela Morris / Lisa Gennetian -- Informative or not? : media coverage of child social policy issues / Dale Kunkel / Stacy Smith / Erica Biely / Peg Suding -- Some possible directions for research / Julien Teitler / Asher Ben-Arieh
Summary Contains a series of articles that represent a broad range of viewpoints about how the use of social indicators affects child and family policy. This book discusses the use of indicators as an effective tool to change policy. It offers insights into the use of good information to develop and change policy that improves the well-being of children
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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In Springer e-books
Subject Child welfare -- Evaluation -- Congresses.
Child welfare -- United States -- Evaluation -- Congresses.
Child welfare -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Social indicators -- Congresses.
Social indicators -- United States -- Congresses.
Child Welfare.
Health Status Indicators.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Ben-Aryeh, Asher.
Goerge, Robert M., 1959-
LC no. 2006295951
ISBN 1280459247 (MyiLibrary e-book)
140204237X (Cloth)
9781280459245 (MyiLibrary e-book)
9781402042379 (Cloth)