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To Their Fullest Potential? Conceptualising the Adequacy of Children's Living Standards for their Development
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2013-08)
In this paper a framework is proposed for conceptualising ‘fullest potential’ towards which, according to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), children’s education should be directed (Article 29). Children’s ...
How has the relationship between parental education and child outcomes changed in Australia since the 1980s?
(Australian Council of Social Service, 2013)
This paper examines how the relationship between parents’ educational achievement (a marker of their socio‑economic status) and children’s early developmental outcomes has evolved in Australia since the early 1980s. The ...
Material deprivation and capability deprivation in the midst of affluence: The case of young people in Australia
This paper presents Australian young people's perspectives on deprivation that they experience in the space of food and clothing. Amartya Sen's Capability Approach is used to characterise this as absolute capability ...
Uncertain impacts: Trends in public expenditure on children and child outcomes in Australia since the 1980s
(Springer Verlag., 2012-12)
One of the purposes of social indicators is to inform policy, so that policymakers can respond to emerging trends and changing needs. Many policy responses are resource-based – that is, they involve changes in expenditure, ...
Male earnings inequality, women’s earnings and family income inequality in Australia, 1982 – 2007
(Taylor & Francis Group LLC, 2013-03)
In the quarter century since 1982 male earnings inequality increased substantially in most industrialized countries, as did women’s participation in paid work. Both trends impacted on family income inequality. However, our ...
The Global Financial Crisis and Child Poverty: the Case of Australia 2006-2010
While events associated with the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) had a profound impact on real family incomes and wellbeing in many rich countries, impacts in Australia were relatively minor. One reason for this was the ...