News tagged with poor families

Can we really count on family through all?

The design of social protection policies should take into account the complexity and diversity of family arrangements. Families have different needs and structures as well as various ways of reacting and adapting to changes ...

dateJan 07, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Are shame and poverty closely linked?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major international study is to examine whether shame is a key part of the experience of being poor. It will look at whether being poor necessarily results in low self esteem or feelings ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Poor children more vulnerable to effects of poor sleep

Elementary-school-age children from poor families are more vulnerable to the effects of poor sleep than their peers. That's the finding of a new study that assessed the ties between children's sleep and their emotional development.

dateMay 14, 2010 in Health
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