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Poverty and Children's Adjustment
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Poverty and Children's Adjustment

  • Suniya S. Luthar - Columbia University, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA


March 1999 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The effects of poverty, lack of education and other negative socioeconomic forces on children's development are examined from an interdisciplinary perspective in this book. It provides an in-depth review of the literature on psychopathology among children faced with sociodemographic disadvantage, and integrates findings of empirical research conducted over the past 30 years, as well as suggested directions of future research.
 
Introduction
 
Child Attributes
 
Poverty and the Family
Demographic and Structural Features

 
 
Poverty and the Family
Psychological Processes

 
 
Exosystemic Influences
 
Future Directions

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