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Absolut barnfattigdom vs. relativ barnfattigdom : en argumentationsanalys av debatten kring Rädda Barnens årsrapport om barnfattigdom i Sverige

Harfeldt, Lovisa LU (2013) MRSG20 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
This essay is an analysis of the on-going debate concerning child poverty in Sweden. In what follows, I will outline the most significant definitions of child poverty currently in use. These are absolute poverty, absolute poverty in a Swedish context and relative poverty. I have based my discussion of these issues on Save the Children Sweden’s report on child poverty, along with its strongest counter-response, and the recommendation of article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. I will argue that there is often confusion as to which of the above definitions of child poverty is being used, and disagreement as to which ought to be used. This is a central part of the debate, and the purpose of this essay is to establish and... (More)
This essay is an analysis of the on-going debate concerning child poverty in Sweden. In what follows, I will outline the most significant definitions of child poverty currently in use. These are absolute poverty, absolute poverty in a Swedish context and relative poverty. I have based my discussion of these issues on Save the Children Sweden’s report on child poverty, along with its strongest counter-response, and the recommendation of article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. I will argue that there is often confusion as to which of the above definitions of child poverty is being used, and disagreement as to which ought to be used. This is a central part of the debate, and the purpose of this essay is to establish and clarify the appropriate definition of child poverty in Sweden. (Less)
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  abstract     = {This essay is an analysis of the on-going debate concerning child poverty in Sweden. In what follows, I will outline the most significant definitions of child poverty currently in use. These are absolute poverty, absolute poverty in a Swedish context and relative poverty. I have based my discussion of these issues on Save the Children Sweden’s report on child poverty, along with its strongest counter-response, and the recommendation of article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. I will argue that there is often confusion as to which of the above definitions of child poverty is being used, and disagreement as to which ought to be used. This is a central part of the debate, and the purpose of this essay is to establish and clarify the appropriate definition of child poverty in Sweden.},
  author       = {Harfeldt, Lovisa},
  keyword      = {artikel 27,Human rights: Mänskliga rättigheter,Konventionen om barnets rättigheter,OECD-länder,Rädda Barnen Sverige,relativ fattigdom,absolut fattigdom,barnfattigdom,child poverty,Measuring human rights,absolute poverty,relative poverty,Save the Children Sweden,OECD-countries,article 27. Att mäta mänskliga rättigheter,Convention on the rights of the child},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Absolut barnfattigdom vs. relativ barnfattigdom : en argumentationsanalys av debatten kring Rädda Barnens årsrapport om barnfattigdom i Sverige},
  year         = {2013},
}