Political Economy, Perception, and Social Change as Mediators of Childhood Risk in Andhra Pradesh

  • Jo Boyden
  • Gina Crivello
Part of the Palgrave Studies on Children and Development book series (PSCD)


Poverty is one of the most significant adversities confronted by children around the world today. Young Lives aims to improve understanding of the dynamics, causes and consequences of childhood poverty and provide evidence to support the development of effective policies for reducing it and breaking enduring poverty cycles. The study of risk and protection in the context of poverty is central to this endeavour and the focus of this chapter.


Political Economy Childhood Poverty Economic Shock Childhood Risk Family Adversity 
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