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Trends in the well-being of America"s children

William P. O"Hare

Trends in the well-being of America"s children

by William P. O"Hare

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation, Population Reference Bureau in New York, NY, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child welfare -- United States,
  • Children -- United States,
  • United States -- Census, 22nd, 2000

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby William P. O"Hare.
    SeriesThe American people
    ContributionsRussell Sage Foundation., Population Reference Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13634428M
    OCLC/WorldCa57442579

      WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Eighty percent of Americans in said most children in their country have the opportunity to learn and grow every day, while 66% said they are treated with dignity and respect. Although these figures might seem high, they are actually on the low end among 29 advanced economies where UNICEF studies children's well-being. Louis P. Cain and Donald G. Paterson, The Children of Eve: Population and Well-being in History. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, xix + pp. $60 (paperback), ISBN: Reviewed for by Trevon D. Logan, Department of Economics, Ohio State University.

      This annual overview report of national trends in health statistics contains a Chartbook that assesses the nation’s health by presenting trends and current information on selected measures of morbidity, mortality, health care utilization and access, health risk factors, prevention, health insurance, and personal health-care expenditures. Get this from a library! America's children: resources from family, government, and the economy. [Donald J Hernandez; David E Myers] -- America's Children offers a valuable overview of the dramatic transformations in American childhood over the past fifty years, a period of historic shifts that reduced the human and material.

    As of , “two-thirds of adults and nearly one-third of children and teens are obese or overweight” (page 3). This health epidemic is the root cause of escalating diseases and skyrocketing costs. This report, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the Trust for America’s Health.   According to data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its KIDS COUNT ® Data Book, over the past decade there has been a significant decline in economic well-being for low-income children and families. Data also reveal the impact of the job and foreclosure crisis on children. This year's message explores how children and families are faring in the wake of the recession and .


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The item Trends in the well-being of America's children and youth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, is a compendium of indicators about our Nation's young people. The report, the 23rd produced by the Forum, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives.

Many poor children have depended on Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and the Food Stamp program for basic material needs. AFDC was a federal and state cash assistance program targeted to needy children, and to certain others in the household of such a child As a result of major welfare reform enacted in Augustthe AFDC program has now been replaced by.

The United States has become increasingly racially and culturally diverse over the last three decades, and is projected to become even more so in the decades to come. Table PF presents the racial and ethnic composition of Americas children from toand includes projections of likely changes in that composition through the year as estimated by the Bureau of the Census.

The Index of Child and Youth Well-Being (CWI) was born from these questions. Viewing the CWI trends from to present, there is evidence that the well-being of American children lags behind other Western nations.

As conditions change, it is clear that the index is an evolving and rich : Hardcover. America's Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and Trends Janu It provides an overview of current national and state-level trends for Latino children under age 18 relative to non-Hispanic White and Black children, documenting both regional variations and.

America’s Hispanic Children: Gaining Ground, Looking Forward 3 Among Hispanic children and youth, there are many positive trends. In highlighting these, our intention is not to overlook serious threats to the well-being of the many Hispanic children who are poor, struggling in school, or fleeing violence.

Our intention is to widen. The State of America’s Children ® • 3 build a quality early childhood continuum of care from birth through age 5 so that every child, regardless of the circumstances of birth or lottery of geography, is ready for school and has a fair chance to reach their God-given potential.

Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that provides valuable information and insights on the well-being of children and youth. For more than 30 years, policymakers, funders, educators and service providers in the U.S.

and around the world have relied on our data and analyses to improve policies and programs serving children. Differences by generation. Inthere were three-and-a-half times as many second-generation as first-generation immigrant children.

Bythis difference had grown: Second-generation children outnumbered first-generation children by nearly six to one ().In41 percent of second-generation immigrant children had at least one parent who was born in the United States.

In addition to the economic gaps that underlie parents’ worries about the safety and well-being of their children, wide racial gaps exist on a few key items. White parents are far more likely than black parents to worry that their kids might struggle with anxiety or depression (58% vs.

35%) or that they might have problems with drugs or. The measures included provide emerging insight on children who face special and heightened risks to their well-being. Each section of the report addresses why the measure of at-risk children is important and presents information on characteristics of the population of at-risk children.

America's Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and Trends Organization: P. Foxen, M. Mather; National Council of La Raza The Latino child population is increasing at an exponential rate, expected to comprise a third of the U.S child population in   America’s Children explores the interaction of many trends in children’s lives and the fundamental social, demographic, and economic processes that lie at their core.

The book concludes with a thoughtful analysis of the ability of families and government to provide for a new age of children, with emphasis on reducing racial inequities and. Toward A More Equitable Future: The Trends and Challenges Facing America's Latino Children was produced by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).

This data book offers an overview of national and state-level trends in the characteristics and well-being of Hispanic by: 1. In a new book, I document trends in inequality from the perspective of well-being, starting with standard metrics but also exploring how these relate to non-economic aspects of welfare, such as.

A Compromised Generation is a must read for protecting our children. (Deirdre Imus, best selling author) We are facing an epidemic of chronic illness in children, from obesity, to ADHD, autism, depression, mood disorders, asthma and allergy/5(22). The Inequality to Be Suffered by Our Children.

The fortunate ones will not be suffering. In the past eight years, the richest 5% of Americans have increased their wealth by $30 trillion—almost a. Lukianoff and Haidt investigate the many social trends that have intersected to promote the spread of these untruths.

They explore changes in childhood such as the rise of fearful parenting, the decline of unsupervised, child-directed play, and the new world of social media that has engulfed teenagers in the last decade.

This is a book for. Who Cares for America's Children? looks at the barriers to developing a national child care policy, evaluates the factors in child care that are most important to children's development, and examines ways of protecting children's physical well-being and fostering their development in child care settings.

It also describes the "patchwork quilt.The general accessibility of high-quality, afford- able child care has immediate and long-term implications for the health and well-being of children, parents, and society as a whole. Developmen- tally appropriate care, provided in safe and healthy environments, has been.

The Casey report noted that keeping children in contact with their parents is also helpful to society as a whole, by improving a child's well-being and decreasing a parent's likelihood of becoming.