Statistical Handbook on the World's Children

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Dezember 2001



At the beginning of the 21st century, there is a growing global consciousness of the issues affecting children and a commitment to address them. The Statistical Handbook on the World's Children responds to the significant need for a comprehensive collection of international statistical material on children that can be quickly accessed and easily understood by the general researcher.


-- Introduction -- Demographic and Vital Statistics -- Education -- Health and Nutrition -- Disease, Hunger, and Malnutrition -- Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) -- Economics -- Family, Social Environmental, and Behavior -- Crime, Violence, and War -- Appendices -- Acronyms -- Glossary -- Index


JEANIE M. WELCH is a Professor and Reference Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is the author of The Spice Trade: A Bibliographic Guide to Sources of Historical and Economic Information (Greenwood, 1994) and numerous articles in professional journals.


.,."provides a portrait of the state of the world's children... The well formatted layout and large size of this book make the statistics easy to read and use. Citations to the sources are accompanied by the location of their related Web sites, so the researcher may locate revised information when it becomes available. Appendices containing the texts of documents such as "Declaration of the Rights of the Child" and "C182 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999" are as excellent addition. This volume is recommended for academic and large public libraries."-Booklist/RBB
EAN: 9781573563901
ISBN: 1573563900
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ORYX PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2001
Seitenanzahl: 568 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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