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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Actions to prevent and mitigate child poverty at the local level
Authors: Treanor, Morag C
Editors: Blaisdell, C
Mills, C
Morton, S
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Citation: Treanor MC (2017) Actions to prevent and mitigate child poverty at the local level. What Works Scotland. Blaisdell C, Mills C, Morton S (ed.). What Works Scotland.
Keywords: community planning partnership
local authority
child poverty
mitigate child poverty
alleviate child poverty
prevent child poverty
Issue Date: Aug-2017
Publisher: What Works Scotland
Abstract: This review presents evidence to support local authorities and Community Planning Partnerships (CPP) to: 1. Identify factors that may mitigate the effects of child poverty. 2. Make suggestions on how the local authority can act to prevent child poverty occurring. 3. Identify early trigger signs that may suggest an increased risk of poverty. These three issues are explored for families through pregnancy, in the child’s early years and in the primary school years, under the themes: income maximisation, education and childcare. A fourth theme, lone parenthood, will be explored as a stand-alone cross-cutting theme.
Type: Research Report
Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (
Affiliation: Sociology/Social Pol&Criminology

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