Sample records for KINDER (children)
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Der Erwerb des Deutschen durch arabischsprachige Kinder. Eine Studie zur Verbstellung The acquisition of German by arabic children. A study of the verb order

Jabnoun, Latifa

Der kindliche Zweitspracherwerb im Vorschulalter rückte immer mehr in den Fokus der linguistischen Forschung. Bisher lag das Hauptaugenmerk auf dem monolingualen bzw. bilingualen Erstspracherwerb (L1). In den letzten Jahren kam der sukzessive Spracherwerb des Kindes in den Vordergrund der sprachwiss...

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Soziale Motivation ost- und westdeutscher Kinder Social Motivation of East and West German Children

Trommsdorff, Gisela; Kornadt, Hans-Joachim; Hessel-Scherf, Marion

Es wurden mögliche Wirkungen von Sozialisations bedingungen aus der Zeit vor und nach der Wende in Ost- und Westdeutschland in ihrem Einfluß auf die Entwicklung sozialer Motive untersucht. Dabei wird von der Annahme ausgegangen, daß die Transformationsprozesse je nach Entwicklungsalter unterschiedli...

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Kinderwerbung und Lauterkeitsrecht Advertising For / With Children And Competition Law

Benz, Claudia

Kinder und Werbung“ ist ein gesellschaftliches Reizthema. Sowohl als Publikumszielgruppe, wie auch als Darsteller erfreuen sich die Kleinen wachsender Beliebtheit bei der Werbebranche. Eltern, Pädagogen und Psychologen beobachten diese Entwicklung mit Skepsis und Befürchtungen. Aus einem zwar nachf...

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Analyse der Blickbewegungen von Kindern mit einer Lese- und Rechtschreibstörung Examination of eye movements of dyslexic children

Dürrwächter, Ute

In der vorliegenden Arbeit wurden die Blickbewegungen von 16 legasthenen Kinder und einer altersentsprechenden Kontrollgruppe beim lauten Lesen von Wörtern mit unterschiedlicher Länge und Häufigkeit untersucht. Bei der Untersuchung wurde ein Scanning-Laser-Ophthalmoskop eingesetzt, welches die exak...

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Der Gebrauch lexikalischer Erwerbsbeschränkungen bei Kindern mit Williams-Beuren-Syndrom Lexical constraints in German children with Williams syndrome

Siegmüller, Julia

In der vorliegenden Arbeit wird eine Studie zum mentalen Lexikon bei Kindern mit Williams-Beuren-Syndrom (WBS) präsentiert. Das Lexikon junger WBS-Kinder entwickelt sich verzögert (Mervis & Robinson, 2000). Trotzdem gilt das Lexikon jugendlicher WBS-Probanden im Vergleich zu Probanden mit anderen Sy...

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Neuropsychologische Profile von mexikanischen und deutschen Kindern mit Lese- Rechtschreibstörungen - Eine vergleichende Studie Neuropsychological Profiles of Mexican and German Children with Developmental Dyslexia

Aguilar Isaías, Yolanda Angélica

Das Ziel dieser Dissertation war der Vergleich zwischen Kindern mit LRS und parallelisierten unauffälligen Lesern aus Mexiko und Deutschland. Außer standardisierten Intelligenztests, spezifischen Sprach- und Schulleistungstests für deutsche und mexikanische Kinder wurde eine neuropsychologische Test...

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Youth Statute of a Dutch Children's home

Utrecht, B. J.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Youngsters' Statute? About the Rights of Children in a Dutch Children's Home

Kleibergen, K.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Young gifted children writing poetry

Fenwick, G.; National Association for Able Children in Education; National Association for Gifted Children
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Young Children Learning Languages in a Multilingual Context

Kirsch, Claudine

Luxembourg is a trilingual country where residents communicate in Luxembourgish, French and German concurrently. Children therefore study these languages at primary school. In this paper I explore how six eight-year-old Luxembourgish children use and learn German, French and English in formal and in...

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Work and family: marriage, children, child gender and the work hours and earnings of West German men

Choi, Hyung-Jai; Joesch, Jutta M.; Lundberg, Shelly

We find a strong association between family status and labor market outcomes for recent cohorts of West German men in the German Socio-Economic Panel. Living with a partner and living with a child both have substantial positive effects on earnings and work hours. These effects persist in fixed effec...

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Why does height matter for educational Attainment? Evidence from German pre-teen children

Cinnirella, Francesco; Piopiunik, Marc; Winter, Joachim

Several studies have shown that body height is positively associated with educational attainment. In this paper, we investigate the mechanisms behind this relationship using data on German pre-teen students. We show that (i) taller children are more likely to enroll in 'Gymnasium', the most academic...

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Verstrengelde Levens : De eeuwige ballingschap van Erika en Klaus Mann

Paffen, A.H.A.M.

This thesis is about the influence of exile (1933-1945) on the lives and work of Erika (1905-1969) and Klaus Mann (1906-1949), the eldest children of the German writer Thomas Mann. The Mann siblings seemed to have coped better with the hardship of exile than most of their German refugee colleagues. ...

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15

Value of the Discussion on Rights in Home Upbringing in East and West Germany

Landenberger, G.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Value of children and inter-generational relations : a cross-cultural study

Trommsdorff, Gisela

The research project is a continuation of the interdisciplinary project 'Value of Children and lntergenerational Relations in Six Cultures" (see grant proposal to the German National Science Foundation, DFG, by Nauck and Trommsdorff, 2001; Trommsdorff and Nauck, 2001). As awhole this project aims to...

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Validitätsstudie zum HAWIK-IV im Vergleich zum HAWIK-III

Lipsius, Maike

This study deals with the comparison of the German WISC-IV and its predecessor, the Germen WISC-III; both intelligence test batteries for children aged between 6 and 16 years. Both test versions were administered to 223 children in counterbalanced order. Substantive correlations were found for the F...

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Underachievement, Motivation and Gifted Children

Shaughnessy, M. F.; Lehtonen, K.; National Association for Able Children in Education et al.
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Training of Speechreading for Severely Hearing-Impaired Persons by Human and Computer

Bothe, Hans-Heinrich

This paper describes evaluation results for a software programme that is intended to be used as a training-aid for lipreading in German. Tests were carried out in schools for hearing-impaired children in Germany which indicate that the ability to lipread increases significantly already after use of ...

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Toward a Policy for Able Children and Youth in Portugal

De Lourdes Braga Figueiredo Pereira, M.; National Association for Able Children in Education; National Association for Gifted Children
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The role of ureter in the creation of Mitrofanoff channels in children

Mor, Y; Kajbafzadeh, AM; German, K; Mouriquand, PD; Duffy, PG; Ransley, PG

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The recognition of the prosodic focus position in German-learning infants from 4 to 14 months

Schmitz, Michaela; Höhle, Barbara; Müller, Anja; Weissenborn, Jürgen

The aim of the present study was to elucidate in a study with 4-, 6-, 8-, and 14-month-old German-learning children, when and how they may acquire the regularities which underlie Focus-to-Stress Alignment (FSA) in the target language, that is, how prosody is associated with specific communicative fu...

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The impact of orthographic consistency on dyslexia: A German-English comparison

Landerl, K; Wimmer, H; Frith, U

We examined reading and phonological processing abilities in English and German dyslexic children, each compared with two control groups matched for reading level (8 years) and age (10-12 years). We hypothesised that the same underlying phonological processing deficit would exist in both language gr...

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The impact of a large parental leave benefit reform on the timing of birth around the day of Implementation

Tamm, Marcus

The introduction of the German parental leave benefit (Elterngeld) applied to all children born on January 1st, 2007 or later. The new Elterngeld considerably changed the amount of transfers to families during the first two years postpartum. We show that the incentives created by using a cut-off dat...

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The effects of ethnic and social segregation on children and adolscents recent research and results from a German multilevel study

Oberwittler, Dietrich; Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH

"This paper, in a first part, reviews current literature on the effects of ethnic and social segregation on children and adolescents. In a second part, it reports results of an empirical study on this issue conducted by the author in two German cities. In recent research, the effects of segregation ...

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The effect of phonotactic constraints in German-speaking children with delayed phonological acquisition : evidence from production of word-initial consonant clusters

Ott, Susan; van de Vijver, Ruben; Höhle, Barbara

In this study the effect of phonotactic constraints concerning word-initial consonant clusters in children with delayed phonological acquisition was explored. Twelve German-speaking children took part (mean age 5;1). The spontaneous speech of all children was characterized by the regular appearance ...

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The effect of family income during childhood on later-life attainment : evidence from Germany

Jenkins, Stephen P.; Schluter, Christian

We examine the impact of family income during childhood on the type of secondary school that German children attend, a good indicator of their lifetime socioeconomic attainment. By contrast with several US child outcome studies, we find that late-childhood income is a more important determinant of o...

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The development of word-prosodic structure in child German : simplex words and compounds

Grimm, Angela

Die Dissertation untersucht die Entwicklung der prosodischen Struktur von Simplizia und Komposita im Deutschen. Ausgewertet werden langzeitlich erhobene Produktionsdaten von vier monolingualen Kindern im Alter von 12 bis 26 Monaten. Es werden vier Entwicklungsstufen angenommen, in denen jedoch kein...

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The development of national ingroup bias: English children’s attributions of characteristics to English, American and German people

Barrett, Martyn; Wilson, Hannah; Lyons, Evanthia

This study investigated the development of national ingroup bias in 5-11-year-old children. Three hundred and seven English children were asked to attribute characteristics to their own national group either on its own or in conjunction with attributing characteristics to one of two national outg... Repository : View repository documents , Surrey Scholarship Online

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The children of aliens in West German schools: situation and problems

Hopf, Diether

Contents:- GENERAL OUTLINE OF PROBLEMS AND QUANTITATIVE SITUATION- THE CHILDREN OF FOREIGN NATIONALS IN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM- DIFFERENTIATION ACCORDING TO NATIONALITY- DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN "GENERATIONS"- SCHOOL AND TEACHING PROBLEMS- THE HETEROGENEITY OF SCHOOLCHILDREN- INSTRUCTION

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The Voice of Young People in Care; a new Initiative in Northern Ireland

McConvey, V.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Saving behavior of German families : heterogeneity in the effect of children on annual saving, saving motives, and the regularity of saving

Rick, Armin

This study investigates education, income and age driven heterogeneity in the effect of children in and outside the household on annual saving, the importance of saving motives, and the regularity of saving, using the 2005-2007 waves of the German SAVE dataset. Children are found to have a negative ...

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The Role of Poverty and Community Norms in Child Labor and Schooling Decisions

Strulik, Holger

Household poverty is a powerful motive for child labor and working frequently comes at the expense of schooling for children. Accounting for these natural links we investigate whether and when there is an additional role for community norms and how the social evaluation of schooling evolves over tim...

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The Rights of the Children in Slovenian Residential Homes

Pecelin, H.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Realization of the Rights of the Child in Extra Familiar Care in Finland

Vuosalmi, K.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Quantitative Role of Child Care for Female Labor Force Participation and Fertility

Bick, Alexander

Consistent with facts for a cross-section of OECD countries, I document that the labor force participation rate of West German mothers with children aged zero to two exceeds the corresponding child care enrollment rate whereas the opposite is true for mothers with children aged three to mandatory sc...

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The Position of Children in the German Welfare State and New Strategies of Fighting Child Poverty

Hübenthal, Maksim

[The author analyses] the position that children have in the German welfare state. … With this analysis it is intended to gain information for a social policy which can be useful to improve the justice of resources between the generations. … Due to the fact that the ongoing adultism in welfare state...

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The Parent's Perspective

Manuel, P.; Save the Children; Integration Alliance
1995-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Need to Manage the Market

Williams, R.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Influence of Large-Scale Airborne Particle Decline and Traffic-Related Exposure on Children’s Lung Function

Krämer, Ursula; Sugiri, Dorothea; Schikowski, Tamara; Ranft, Ulrich

Between 1991 and 2000, ambient air pollution in East Germany changed to resemble West German pollution levels: The concentration of total suspended particles (TSPs) decreased on a broad scale while traffic increased. During that time, we analyzed total lung capacity (TLC) and airway resistance (Raw)...

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The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence for Germany

Dunkelberg, Annalena; Spieß, Christa Katharina

This paper analyzes the influence of children's health and mothers' physical and mental wellbeing on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables us to measure children?s health based on the occu...

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The German version of the Anorectic Behavior Observation Scale (ABOS)

Salbach-Andrae, Harriet; Klinkowski, Nora; Holzhausen, Martin; Frieler, Katja; Bohnekamp, Inga; Thiels, Cornelia

Objective: To assess the performance of the German version of the Anorectic Behavior Observation Scale (ABOS) as a parent-report screening instrument for eating disorders (ED) in their children. Methods: Parents of 101 ED female patients (80 with Anorexia Nervosa; 21 with Bulimia Nervosa) and of 121...

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The German etanercept registry for treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Keitzer, R; Biedermann, T; Moebius, D; Michels, H; Rogalski, B; Ganser, G; Girschick, H; Foeldvari, I; Horneff, G; Schmeling, H

Objective: To describe a registry set up to monitor children treated with etanercept in Germany and Austria.

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The Effect of Family Income During Childhood on Later-Life Attainment: Evidence from Germany

Jenkins, Stephen P.; Schluter, Christian

We examine the impact of family income during childhood on the type of secondary school that German children attend, a good indicator of their lifetime socioeconomic attainment. By contrast with several US child outcome studies, we find that late-childhood income is a more important determinant of o...

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The Dynamics of Child Poverty: Britain and Germany Compared

Jenkins, Stephen P.; Schluter, Christian; Wagner, Gert G.

We compare patterns of movements into and out of poverty by children in Britain and Germany using data from the British Household Panel Survey and the German Socio-Economic Panel for the period 1992-7. Compared to Germany, in Britain poverty persistence is greater, and poverty exit rates in particul...

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Tasks of a Residents' Council Member do not fit Tough Image

Van de Voorde, L.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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TU-Spektrum 2/2010

Mario Steinebach; Katharina Thehos; Christine Häckel-Riffler; Anett Stromer; Rosa Schulz; Loreen Sorge; Michael Chlebusch

dreimal im Jahr erscheinende Zeitschrift über aktuelle Themen der TU Chemnitz

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Strength of German accent under altered auditory feedback

Howell, P; Dworzynski, K

Borden's(1979, 1980) hypothesis that speakers with vulnerable speech systems rely more heavily on feedback monitoring than do speakers with less vulnerable systems was investigated. The second language (L2) of a speaker is vulnerable, in comparison with the native language, so alteration to feedback...

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Strategies against child poverty in Germany - why East German children are poorer...

Hübenthal, Maksim

Debates about child poverty have gained significant importance during recent years in Germany – in scientific analyses, public media and welfare state action. Despite the increased attention, children in Germany have, for years, formed the population group that is affected the most by poverty. Due t...

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Smoke signals : the intergenerational transmission of smoking behavior

Bantle, Christian; Haisken-DeNew, John P.

In this paper, we investigate the intergenerational transmission of smoking behavior from parents to their children using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, surveyed in 1999 including 813 youths aged 16 through 19. We find strong evidence, that parental smoking significantly increases the pr...

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Single Motherhood and (Un)Equal Educational Opportunities : Evidence for Germany

Mahler, Philippe; Winkelmann, Rainer

We examine the effect of single motherhood on children's secondary school track choice using a sample of 14 years old children drawn from the German Socio-Economic Panel. In line with previous studies for the U.S., the U.K. and Sweden, we find a negative correlation between disrupted family structur...

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Seroprevalence of immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG antibodies to polysaccharides of Streptococcus pneumoniae in different age groups of Ecuadorian and German children.

Brüssow, H; Sidoti, J; Baensch, M

The age-specific prevalence of serum immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibody to capsular polysaccharides of Streptococcus pneumoniae, as detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, was studied in 1,301 Ecuadorian children enrolled in a national nutrition and health survey. This prevalence was 6% in infan...

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Schaeffler KG/ Continental AG im Lichte der CSX Corp.-Entscheidung des US District Court for the Southern District of New York: Meldepflichten bei öffentlichen Übernahmen und deren Umgehung durch Einsatz von derivativen Finanzinstrumenten

Schanz, Kay-Michael

This report analyses the possibility to outflank disclosure obligations under the German Securities Trading Act as well as the German Takeover Act by using derivative instruments in the context of the attack of Schaeffler KG on Continental AG. Irrespective of a limited knowledge of the complete fact...

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Role of ureter in creation of Mitrofanoff channels in children

Mor, Y; Kajbafzadeh, AM; German, K; Mouriquand, PD; Duffy, PG; Ransley, PG

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Residential Care and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Meuwese, S.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Recommendation, class repeating, and children's ability: German school tracking experiences

Ochsen, Carsten

While the 2006 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study assesses the average ability of German primary school students as being higher than average, the Programme for International Student Assessment studies (2000, 2003, 2006) ranks German secondary school students at a considerably lower le...

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Providing Appropriate Multidisciplinary Services

Ramsden, S.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Providing Appropriate Multidisciplinary Services

Sepping, P.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Prevalence of serum neutralizing antibody to serotype 9 rotavirus WI61 in children from South America and central Europe.

Brüssow, H; Sidoti, J; Clark, H F

Neutralizing serum antibody to serotype 9 rotavirus WI61 was detected in 41% of 870 Ecuadorian children and 26% of 140 German children. In both areas an age-related prevalence increase was observed. We identified 11 serum samples from Ecuadorian children which neutralized exclusively serotype 9 rota...

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Predicting stuttering from linguistic factors for German speakers in two age groups

Dworzynski, K; Howell, P; Natke, U

Brown's factors [J. Speech Disorders 10(1945) 181] predict the likely loci of disfluency in English-speaking adults who stutter. A word is more likely to be stuttered for these speakers if it is a content word, starts with a consonant, is positioned at the beginning of a sentence, and if it is a lon...

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Pollution exposure and infant health: Evidence from Germany

Coneus, Katja; Spiess, C. Katharina

This paper examines the impact of outdoor and indoor pollution on children's health from birth until the age of three years in Germany. We use representative data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), combined with five air pollution levels. These data come from the Federal Environment Agency...

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Pollution exposure and infant health : evidence from Germany

Coneus, Katja; Spieß, Christa Katharina

This paper examines the impact of outdoor and indoor pollution on children’s health from birth until the age of three years in Germany. We use representative data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), combined with five air pollution levels. These data come from the Federal Environment Agency...

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Patterns of services for maltreated children: an eight year follow-up of English children suffering significant harm

Brandon, M.; Thoburn, J.; European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adolescents
2008-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Overweight and obesity at school entry among migrant and German children : a cross-sectional study

Will, Beata; Zeeb, Hajo; Baune, Bernhard T.

Background: Overweight and obesity have become a global epidemic and are increasing rapidly in both childhood and adolescence. Obesity is linked both to socioeconomic status and to ethnicity among adults. It is unclear whether similar associations exist in childhood. The aim of the present study was...

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Outcome Measures

Nicol, A. R.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Orphanhood and Critical Periods in Children's Human Capital Formation: Long-Run Evidence from North-Western Tanzania

Hagen, Jens; Omar Mahmoud, Toman; Trofimenko, Natalia

Losing a parent is a trauma that has consequences for human capital formation. Does it matter at what age this trauma occurs? Using longitudinal data from the Kagera region in Tanzania that span thirteen years from 1991-2004, we find considerable impact heterogeneity across age at bereavement, but l...

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Optimal taxation: the design of child related cash- and in-kind-benefits

Haan, Peter; Wrohlich, Katharina

This paper contributes to the debate about the optimal design of tax-transfer systems. Based on the theory of optimal taxation, combined with microsimulation and microeconometric techniques we derive the welfare function which makes the current German tax and transfer system for single women optimal...

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Obesity and developmental functioning among children aged 2-4 years

Cawley, John; Spiess, C. Katharina

In developed countries, obesity tends to be associated with worse labor market outcomes. One possible reason is that obesity leads to less human capital formation early in life. This paper investigates the association between obesity and the developmental functioning of children at younger ages (2-4...

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New Trends in Finnish Child Welfare

Laaksonen, S.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Neutralizing serum antibodies to serotype 6 human rotaviruses PA151 and PA169 in Ecuadorian and German children.

Sarasini, A; Brüssow, H; Sidoti, J; Gerna, G

Serum samples from 726 Ecuadorian children who underwent natural rotavirus (RV) exposure were tested for neutralizing serum antibodies against two serotype 6 (ST6) human RV (HRV) isolates from Italy, PA151 and PA169, and two ST6 bovine RV (BRV) isolates, NCDV and UK. Gene 4 was distinct in all four ...

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Needs Assessment and Commissioning for Care

Kurtz, Z.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Mental representations of parents and family structure of the first grade elementary school children from two countries : Brazil and Germany: similarities and differences

Franieck, Maria Leticia Castreghini Fernandes

This study was designed to explore differences between German and Brazilian latency children in their socio-cultural identity, emotional organization and quality of their identification with parental figures, using a standardized play assessment. The possible role of parents as a cultural filter in ...

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Meet the parents? The causal effect of family size on the geographic distance between adult children and older parents

Holmlund, Helena; Rainer, Helmut; Siedler, Thomas

An emerging question in demographic economics is whether there is a link between family size and the geographic distance between adult children and elderly parents. Given current population trends, understanding how different configurations of fam- ily size and sibship influence patterns of child-pa...

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Living Conditions of Children and Parental Well-Being : Evidence from German Data on Life Satisfaction

Schwarze, Johannes

The question that this paper addresses is whether or not parents are altruistic towards their children. A new approach will be introduced, where the life satisfaction data of parents will be regressed onto the living conditions of their children who now live independently. After controlling for unob...

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Leukemia in the proximity of a German boiling-water nuclear reactor: evidence of population exposure by chromosome studies and environmental radioactivity.

Oberheitmann, B; Schmitz-Feuerhake, I; Heimers, A; Dannheim, B; Schröder, H; Ziggel, H

Exceptional elevation of children's leukemia appearing 5 years after the 1983 startup of the Krümmel nuclear power plant, accompanied by a significant increase of adult leukemia cases, led to investigations of radiation exposures of the population living near the plant. The rate of dicentric chromos...

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Kommunikative Bedürfnisse in L1 und L2 als Merkmale des Identitätsbildungsprozesses

Roubentchik, Maja

English: The article proposes the method of estimating language acquisition and its influence on identity construction on the instance of Aussiedler (German migrants from East Europe) children. German migrants are confronted with a new type of society and language, being at the same time legitimate ...

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Keeping the Rights of Children in Residential Care; an Israeli Perspective

Grupper, E.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Janusz Korczak, Pioneer of Children's Rights

Waaldijk, K.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Into the open – or hidden away? The construction of war children as a social category in post-war Norway and Germany

Simonsen, Eva

After World War II two groups of children fathered by foreign soldiers were assigned special political functions in the building of a future peaceful Europe. In Norway, the children of German soldiers and Norwegian women and in West Germany, the children of African-American soldiers and German women...

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International Standards and the Legal Position of Children in Institutions

Mijnarends, E.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Interlanguage studies in a cross cultural context: the interlanguage of Spanish speakers (L1) in an approach English (L2), German (L3)

Grümpel, Claudia

This paper focuses on the acquisition of word order in German by adult native speakers of Spanish in an institutional context (longitudinal study) and a contrastive study on children and adolescent acquisition using transversal tests. The theoretical framework is based on generative grammar analysis...

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113

Intergenerational Transmission of Risk Attitudes - A Revealed Preference Approach

Leuermann, Andrea; Necker, Sarah

Using data the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP), we investigate whether the willingness to take risks which is revealed via observed choices of occupation is transmitted from parents to children. Our approach resembles the one by Dohmen et al. (2008) who investigate the same question using stated...

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I comportamenti adattivi nei bambini di età  prescolare: gruppo linguistico italiano e tedesco in Alto Adige a confronto

Taverna, Livia

ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN: ITALIAN AND GERMAN LINGUISTIC GROUPS IN SOUTH TYROL COMPAREDAimsThe research aimed to study the development of adaptive behaviors in preschool children belonging to the two main ethnic and cultural groups that live in South Tyrol: the Italian and German ...

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Human Capital and Fertility in Germany after 1990: Evidence from a Multi-Spell Model

Sunder, Marco

We analyze the timing of birth of the first three children based on German panel data (GSOEP) within a hazard rate framework. A random effects estimator is used to accommodate correlation across spells. We consider the role of human capital - approximated by a Mincer-type regression - and its gender...

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How does Early Child Care affect Child Development? Learning from the Children of German Unification

Felfe, Christina; Lalive, Rafael

This paper studies the role of early center-based child care (age 0-3) for the development of a wide range of skills. The identification strategy uses historical variation in regional child care offer rates in Germany to address selection into center based care. While differences in parenting style ...

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How do children fare in care: a longitudinal study of outcomes

Fernandez, E.; European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adolescents
2008-01-01

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Globalization and child welfare: lessons from a cross-national study of children in out-of-home care

Thoburn, J.; European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adolescents
2008-01-01

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Functional elements in infants’ speech processing : the role of determiners in the syntactic categorization of lexical elements

Höhle, Barbara; Weissenborn, Jürgen; Kiefer, Dorothea; Schulz, Antje; Schmitz, Michaela

How do children determine the syntactic category of novel words? In this article we present the results of 2 experiments that investigated whether German children between 12 and 16 months of age can use distributional knowledge that determiners precede nouns and subject pronouns precede verbs to syn...

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Frequent detection of bocavirus DNA in German children with respiratory tract infections

Tollmann, Franz; Weissbrich, Benedikt; Schubert, Jörg; Neske, Florian; Blath, Katharina; Blessing, Kerstin; Kreth, Hans Wolfgang

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Food price inflation and children's schooling

Grimm, Michael

I analyze the impact of food price inflation on parental decisions to send their children to school. Moreover, I use the fact that food crop farmers and cotton farmers were exposed differently to that shock to estimate the income elasticity of school enrolment. The results suggest that the shock-ind...

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Focusing on Children? Recent Developments in Early Childcare in Germany

Hübenthal, Maksim; Ifland, Anna Maria

Starting point of our analysis is the assumption that for several years a ‚chidcentred social investment strategy’ […] is gaining more and more influence in modern welfare states. Under the concept of a ‚sustainable family policy’ this paradigm of ‚investing in children’ also becomes relevant in the...

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Familienbezogene Werte und Zukunftsvorstellungen in der Adoleszenz : Ein deutsch-russischer Vergleich Family-related Values and Future Orientation in Adolescence: A German-Russian Comparison

Mayer, Boris; Kuramschew, Alexander; Trommsdorff, Gisela

Dieser Beitrag vergleicht familienbezogene Werte und Zukunftsvorstellungen deutscher und russischer Jugendlicher. Aufgrund unterschiedlicher kultureller Werthaltungen in Deutschland und Rußland wurde eine höhere Familienorientierung russischer im Vergleich zu deutschen Jugendlichen angenommen. Jugen...

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Facilitating Student Achievement with Assistive Technology

Parette, H.P.; Peterson-Karlan, G.R.; Council for Exceptional Children
2007-01-01

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Emotional well-being and mental health of looked after children in the UK

McAuley, C.; European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adolescents
2008-01-01

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Educational Workers and Children's Participation Rights

Haarsma, L.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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Does money buy higher schooling? : evidence from secondary school track choice in Germany

Tamm, Marcus

The German schooling system selects children into different secondary school tracks already at a very early stage in life. School track choice heavily influences choices and opportunities later in life. It has often been observed that secondary schooling achievements display a strong correlation wit...

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Discerning European perspectives on evidence-based interventions for vulnerable children and their families

Grietens, H.; European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adolescents
2008-01-01

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Developing Appropriate Skills

Blunden, R.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

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Determiner use in Italian Swedish and Italian German children: Do Swedish and German represent the same parameter setting?

Kupisch, Tanja; Bernardini, Petra

In this article we compare the acquisition of determiners in bilingual children acquiring Italian simultaneously with German or Swedish. We are concerned with cross-linguistic differences in the rate of acquisition and we discuss in particular the Nominal Mapping Parameter, a model according to whic...

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Determiner use in Italian Swedish and Italian German children: Do Swedish and German represent the same parameter setting?

Kupisch, Tanja; Bernardini, Petra

In this article we compare the acquisition of determiners in bilingual children acquiring Italian simultaneously with German or Swedish. We are concerned with cross-linguistic differences in the rate of acquisition and we discuss in particular the Nominal Mapping Parameter, a model according to whic...

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153

Der langfristige Zusammenhang zwischen demographischen und budgetären Variablen

Ulrich, Volker; Erbsland, Manfred

The German population is aging. Since fewer children are born and simultaneously life expectancy rises, demographic changes will lead to a double aging process. The paper analyzes the effects of demographic changes on the public budget by applying a cointegration analysis to global budget variables....

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Cultural and Developmental Aspects of Values of Children

Trommsdorff, Gisela

In the first part, cross-cultural studies on values of children as reflected in parental beliefs, behavior and parent-child relationships are discussed. Considerable differences between Japan and Germany are demonstrated which mainly concern the emotional quality of the mother-child relationship. Ja...

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Crosslinguistic influence on the syntax/pragmatics interface: testing the intuitions of older Greek-German bilingual children

Panagiotatou, Zoi Eleni

Onassis Foundation The aim of the present study is to test whether structures belonging to the syntax-pragmatics interface, which have been found to cause difficulties to younger bilinguals with different language combinations, are still vulnerable to crosslinguistic influence in older Greek-German b...

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Consumer Input: Young Minds

Bennathan, M.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

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Consumer Input: Action for Sick Children

Marks, L.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts; Action for Sick Children
1992-01-01

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Consumer Input: A patient and her mother

Simons, B.; Simons, E.; National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts et al.
1992-01-01

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Children, kitchen, church: does ethnicity matter?

Zaiceva, Anzelika; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

Gender role attitudes are well-known determinants of female labor supply. This paper examines the strength of those attitudes using time diaries on childcare, food management and religious activities provided by the British Time Use Survey. Given the low labor force participation of females from eth...

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Children's Rights as a Reflection of the Changed Image of Childhood

Van den Boogaard, M.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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Children of war: the long-run effects of large-scale physical destruction and warfare on children

Akbulut-Yuksel, Mevlude

During World War II, more than one-half million tons of bombs were dropped in aerial raids on German cities, destroying about one-third of the total housing stock nationwide. This paper provides causal evidence on long-term consequences of large-scale physical destruction on the educational attainme...

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Children as Persons

Marshall, K.; Children in Scotland; National Children's Bureau
1993-01-01

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Child benefit reform and labor market participation

Tamm, Marcus

This paper examines the impact of a change in the German child benefit system in 1996, which led to a large increase in lump sum transfers to families with children. We analyze the impact on the labor force participation of family members. Comparing behavioral changes of adults with children with be...

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Child Care Costs and Mothers? Labor Supply : An Empirical Analysis for Germany

Wrohlich, Katharina

This study analyzes the effect of child care costs on the labor supply of mothers with preschool children in Germany using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (2002). Child care costs are estimated on the basis of a sample selection model. A structural household utility model, which is embedde...

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Changing directions for challenging children and their families

Rose, W.; Aldgate, J.; European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adolescents
2008-01-01

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175

Cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in Germany 1980–2005 : a registry-based analysis

Spix, Claudia; Spallek, Jacob; Kaatsch, Peter; Razum, Oliver; Zeeb, Hajo

Background: Little is known about the effect of migrant status on childhood cancer survival. We studied cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in the German Cancer Childhood Registry, one of the largest childhood cancer registries worldwide. Methods: We identified children of Turkish des...

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Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany : a study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry

Spallek, Jacob; Spix, Claudia; Zeeb, Hajo; Kaatsch, Peter; Razum, Oliver

Background: Cancer risks of migrants might differ from risks of the indigenous population due to differences in socioeconomic status, life style, or genetic factors. The aim of this study was to investigate cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany. Methods: We identified cases wi...

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Body composition and fitness in elite Spanish children tennis players

Berdejo del Fresno, Daniel; Vicente Rodríguez, Germán; González Ravé, José María; Moreno, Luis Antonio; Rey López, Juan Pablo

The aims of this study were to describe body composition and physical fitness changes during a whole-season in elite children tennis players. A total of 7 elite children tennis players participated in the study. Whole body composition by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and physical fitness we...

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Bargaining over Fertility in Rural Ethiopia

Seebens, Holger

The results of the Demographic Health Survey (DHS) reveal that women in Ethiopia prefer fewer children than men, which can be explained by the greater costs that women have to incur from pregnancy, delivery and care for children. In view of differing preferences it is yet not clear which factors det...

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180

At Last the Client becomes the Customer

Van Boxtel, O.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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181

Association of lung function with declining ambient air pollution.

Wjst, Matthias; Frye, Christian; Cyrys, Josef; Hoelscher, Bernd; Wichmann, H-Erich; Heinrich, Joachim

Recent studies have found a declining prevalence of respiratory infections in East German children, along with a tremendous improvement of air pollution since 1990. The present study evaluates the effects of improved air quality on lung function. Three consecutive cross-sectional surveys of schoolch...

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Antibody response to polyribosyl-ribitol phosphate antigen of Haemophilus influenzae in Ecuadorian and German children.

Brüssow, H; Rytz, A; Sidoti, J

Serum samples from 1,221 Ecuadorian children 0 to 5 years of age and from 236 German subjects were tested by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for class-specific antibodies to the capsular polysaccharide of Haemophilus influenzae type b (PRP antigen). A gradual prevalence increase of and mean titer ...

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An Outline of Group Meetings in Community Living in the Netherlands

Oostveen, A.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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Advocacy Through the Eyes of a Young Person

Patel, S.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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Adele Steinwender : observations of a German woman living on a Berlin mission station as recorded in her diary

Brammer, Birgit

In 1885 Adele Steinwender arrived in South Africa from Germany. Her vocation was that of a teacher, but unlike the majority of white women who moved to the colonies to teach, Steinwender taught the children of the missionaries, as opposed to the local children. During her five years in Bethanie, ... Repository : View repository documents , University of Pretoria Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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A portrait of child poverty in Germany

Corak, Miles; Fertig, Michael; Tamm, Marcus

This paper offers a descriptive portrait of income poverty among children in Germany between the early 1980s and 2001, with a focus on developments since unification in 1991. Data from the German Socio-Economic Panel are used to estimate poverty rates, rates of entry to and exit from poverty, and th...

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A Voice in their Own Lives

Welsby, J.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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A Portrait of Child Poverty in Germany

Corak, Miles; Fertig, Michael; Tamm, Marcus

This paper offers a descriptive portrait of income poverty among children in Germany between the early 1980s and 2001, with a focus on developments since unification in 1991. Data from the German Socio-Economic Panel are used to estimate poverty rates, rates of entry to and exit from poverty, and th...

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193

A New Road

Mason, M.; Save the Children; Integration Alliance
1995-01-01

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194

A Multilevel Approach to Explain Child Mortality and Undernutrition in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Misselhorn, Mark; Harttgen, Kenneth

While undernutrition among children is very pervasive both in Sub- Saharan Africa and South Asia, child mortality is rather low in South Asia. In contrast to that Sub-Saharan African countries suffer by far the worst from high rates of child mortality. This different pattern of child mortality and u...

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A Child is a Person, not an Object of Concern

Moody, J.; Defence for Children International; European Forum for Child Welfare
1996-01-01

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Pauwels, Anne; Winter, Joanne

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Gundermann, Maiko Angela

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Bachmair, Ben; Stötzel, Dirk Ulf

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