Chapter 10. Children and Inequality

  1. Mary Romero and
  2. Eric Margolis
  1. Julia Wrigley and
  2. Joanna Dreby

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch11

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

How to Cite

Wrigley, J. and Dreby, J. (2005) Children and Inequality, in The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (eds M. Romero and E. Margolis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231547

Online ISBN: 9780470996973

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Keywords:

  • children;
  • inequality;
  • political vulnerability;
  • political clout;
  • costs of inequality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Poverty and Children's Political Vulnerability

  • Poor children in the USA – the politically excluded

  • Children and the elderly: A difference in political clout

  • The Costs of Inequality

  • Unequal access to education

  • Disparities in health

  • Children and Power within Families and Institutions

  • Access to resources: Children in family economies

  • Negotiating time and space

  • Conclusions