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Serving children: the impact of poverty on children's experiences of services

Wager, F. and Bailey, N. and Day, R. and Hamilton, D. and Hill, M. and King, C. (2007) Serving children: the impact of poverty on children's experiences of services. Working paper. Save the Children.

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Abstract

This study arose from the identification of a gap in knowledge and corresponding need for the development of a better contemporary understanding of children's experiences of poverty. Focusing on children aged 10 - 14 years, the study aimed to provide a perspective on the lives of children and young people affected by poverty in Scotland through comparing the experiences of children living in poverty with those more economically advantaged.