How poverty gets under the skin : a life course perspective / Gary W. Evans [and others] -- Economic hardship and its consequences across generations / Katherine Jewsbury Conger [and others] -- Poverty status and the effects of family structure on child well-being / Susan L. Brown -- Long-term consequences of child neglect in low-income families / Cathy Spatz Widom and Valentina Nikulina -- Children and families in poverty : federal perspectives on applied research and evaluation / Mary Bruce Webb -- The early development of vagal tone : effects of poverty and elevated contextual risk / Cathi Propper -- Maternal mental health and child health and nutrition / Karen McCurdy [and others] -- Fatherhood and fathering among low-income and minority men / Deborah Gorman-Smith, Elizabeth Grisa Hunt, and Dylan Robertson -- Adolescent parenting : risk and protective factors in the context of poverty / Josefina M. Grau [and others]
Cognitive development and family resources among children of immigrant families / Jennifer E. Glick and Rebecca Clark -- The dynamic of poverty and affluence in child adoption / Harold D. Grotevant [and others] -- Poverty, stress, and autonomic reactivity / Abbey Alkon, Brian Wolff, and W. Thomas Boyce -- Employment in low-income families / Nina M. Philipsen Hetzner and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Nonstandard work schedules and child development / Rachel E. Dunifon, Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest, and Ariel Kalil -- How welfare and employment policies influence children's development / Aletha C. Huston -- Work-family policies and child well-being in low-income families / Jane Waldfogel -- SES, childhood experience and the neural bases of cognition / Martha J. Farah and Daniel A. Hackman -- Family factors, childcare quality, and cognitive outcomes / Elizabeth Puhn Pungello and Nicole Gardner-Neblett -- Child health and early education / Robert Crosnoe, Nina Wu, and Claude Bonazzo
Child care and early education for low-income families : choices and consequences / Anna D. Johnson and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Evidence-based school interventions to reduce achievement inequality / Adam Gamoran, Ruth N. López Turley, and Jeremy Fiel -- Poverty and HPA functioning in young children / W. Roger Mills-Koonce and Nissa Towe-Goodman -- Extrafamilial contexts and children's conduct problems / Erin M. Ingoldsby [and others] -- Neighborhood effects on children's achievement : a review of recent research / Narayan Sastry -- Children living in rural poverty : the role of chaos in early development / Lynne Vernon-Feagans [and others] -- Homelessness and child outcomes / Jung Min Park -- Poverty and possibility in the lives of American Indian and Alaska native children / Paul Spicer and Michelle Sarche -- Poverty, the development of effortful control, and children's academic, social, and emotional adjustment / Liliana J. Lengua
Preventive interventions : parenting and the home environment / Harris S. Huberman and Alan L. Mendelsohn -- Interventions for low-income families : Sesame Workshop's educational outreach and the Healthy Habits for Life initiative / David Cohen [and others] -- Translating longitudinal, developmental research with rural African American families into prevention programs for rural African American youth / Gene H. Brody, Steven M. Kogan, and Christian M. Grange -- Conditional cash transfer programs : effects on growth, health and development in young children / Lia C.H. Fernald, Paul J. Gertler, and Melissa Hidrobo -- Children in global adversity : physical health, mental health, behavioral health, and symbolic health / Catherine Panter-Brick, Daniel Lende, and Brandon Kohrt -- Addressing the consequences of concentrated adversity on child and adolescent mental health / Theresa S. Betancourt and William R. Beardslee
Everyday distress : psychosocial and economic impact of forced migration on children and families / Michael G. Wessells and Kathleen Kostelny -- Cross-cultural and cross-national parenting perspectives / Jennifer E. Lansford -- Humanitarian crises in low-resource settings : evidence-based mental health and psychosocial interventions for children / Dan A. Singer and Vesna Kutlesic -- Future directions in research on children and poverty / Rosalind King
Comprehensive and integrative, this handbook describes the contextual and social ecology of children living in poverty and illuminates the biological and behavioural interactions that either promote optimal development or that place children at risk of having poor developmental outcomes.