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Children, inequality and risk

Children, inequality and risk

Leeson, Caroline and Morgan, Julia ORCID: 0000-0001-6218-7593 (2015) Children, inequality and risk. In: Parker-Rees, Rod and Leeson, Caroline, (eds.) Early Childhood Studies: An Introduction to the study of children's lives and children's worlds. Sage, pp. 99-111. ISBN 978-1473915923 (doi:

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This chapter will address the anxiety relating to the concepts of risk and inequality and their impact on social policy as well as on the relationships between adults and children in both personal and professional scenarios. The chapter will start by defining what we mean by the terms risk and inequality before exploring the critical connections between them. Using three examples, we will highlight aspects of risk and inequality that are part of the lived experience of many children and seek to understand and challenge the underlying beliefs and lack of action.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Ch. 7.
Uncontrolled Keywords: children, risk, inequality
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Health & Society Research Group
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