Development of the Data-Based Child Indicator Movement

  • William P. O’HareEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


The emergence and development of data-based child advocacy is discussed along with the connections between the rise of data-based child advocacy and several other major trends. The emergence of an organizational infrastructure for data-based child advocacy is described. The dearth of studies labeled data-based child advocacy is documented and some reasons for the under-recognition of data-based child advocacy are discussed.


Child indicators Human progress Government accountability Decision-making Translational research International Society for Child Indicators 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Annie E. Casey FoundationBaltimoreUSA

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