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dc.contributor.authorSabates-Wheeler, Rachel*
dc.contributor.authorRoelen, Keetie*
dc.contributor.editorSweetman, Carolineen
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-15T10:05:17Zen
dc.date.available2011-08-15T10:05:17Zen
dc.date.issued2011-07-01en
dc.identifier.issn1355-2074en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13552074.2011.592629
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/139712en
dc.descriptionAlthough social protection has gained substantial attention in recent years as a development measure and long-term response to poverty and vulnerability, it is also being increasingly criticised for failing to pay adequate attention to differences between social groups and the different problems they face in terms of access and take-up of provisions and services. In this article, we seek to challenge common aspirations and expectations of social protection by considering the specific vulnerabilities of children and their carers from a gender perspective. These include different physical and biological needs, a dependency relationship and institutionalised disadvantage, each with practical implications for the design and implementation of social protection. A discussion of delivery mechanism and conditionality illustrates that an appropriate response to children and their carers should not be based on common assumptions but be multi-dimensional, age- and gender-specific and focus on issues across the spectrum of well-being. This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis. For the full table of contents for this and previous issues of this journal, please visit the <a href="http://www.genderanddevelopment.org">Gender and Development</a> website.en
dc.format.extent15en
dc.publisherOxfam GBen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/transformative-social-protection-programming-for-children-and-their-carers-a-ge-139712
dc.subjectGender
dc.titleTransformative social protection programming for children and their carers: a gender perspectiveen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.eissn1364-9221en
dc.identifier.journalGender & Developmenten
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use – can be shared outside Oxfamen
oxfam.subject.keywordSocial protection
oxfam.subject.keywordGender and Development Journal
oxfam.subject.keywordGaD
prism.issuenameSocial protectionen
prism.number2en
prism.volume19en


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