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Author Name:    WILLMS, J. Douglas (ed.).

Title:   Vulnerable Children : Findings from Canada's National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth.

Publisher:    University of Alberta Press / Applied Research Branch, Human Resources Development Canada, Edmonton / Hull, QC, 2002, ISBN:0888643314 

Seller ID:   95686

WILLMS, J. Douglas (ed.). Vulnerable Children : Findings from Canada's National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth. (Edmonton) : University of Alberta Press / (Hull, QC) : Applied Research Branch, Human Resources Development Canada, 2002. Pp [i]-xix,(1),[1]-444. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. Contents : Section One: Vulnerable Children in Canada; 1. A Study ofVulnerable Children (Willms); 2. A Gradient Approach to the Study of Child hood Vulnerability (Sloat, Willms); 3. The Prevalence of Vulnerable Children (Willms); 4. Socioeconomic Gradients for Childhood Vulnerability (Willms). Section Two: Early Signs of Vulnerability; 5. Identifying Vulnerable Children at an Early Age (Japel, Normand, Tremblay and Willms); 6. Physical Aggression Among Toddlers (Baillargeon, Tremblay and Willms); 7. The Effects of Smoking and Drinking During Pregnancy (Connor, McIntyre). Section Three: Life in the Family; 8. The Effects of Parenting Practices on Children's Outcomes (Chao, Willms) 9. Parenting and Children's Behaviour Problems(Miller,Jenkins, and Keating); 10. Balancing Work and Family Life (Cook, Willms); 11. Family Functioning and Children's Behaviour Problems (Racine, Boyle); 12. Maternal Depression and Childhood Vulnerability (Somers, Willms); 13. Children's Outcomes in Differing Types of Single-Parent Families (Lipman, Offord, Dooley and Boyle); 14. The Effects of Adolescent Childbearing on Children's Outcomes (Dahinten, Willms). Section Four: Life at School; 15. The Importance of Quality Child Care (Kohen, Hertzman, Willms); 16. Can School Quality Compensate for Socioeconomic Disadvantage? (Frempong, Willms); 17. Problems Associated with the Onset of Puberty for Preadolescent Girls (Japel,Tremblay, McDuff, and Willms); 18. The Role of the Peer Group in Pre-adole scent Behaviour. Section Five: Investing in Children (Craig, Peters, Willms); 19. Research Findings Bearing on Canadian Social Policy (Willms); 20. Implications of the Findings for Social Policy Renewal (Willms). Appendix A: Outcome Measures Used in the Study; Appendix B: Provincial Maps Depicting Neighbourhood Types. Very good. 20.00


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