Policy reforms to childrenÆs services are increasingly driven by outcomes that focus on child well-being. Until now, however, this concept has been dimly defined. Seeking a better understanding of what child well-being is and how services can improve it, Nick AxfordÆs pivotal book provides groundbreaking pathways into understanding the true success of child services. After investigating the main approaches to thinking about child well-being, he goes on to apply them to the actual child population by examining household surveys and agency audit data. Finally, he considers the overall implications for childrenÆs services, providing a must-read for anyone interested in these critical programs.

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Author(s)Nick Axford
PublisherPolicy Press
Publish YearJanuary 2012