Allocation of Resources in Households: A Children's Perspective

Margaret O'Brien

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This paper incorporates children's perspectives on the issue of resource distribution in households. It is part of a relatively new trend of sociological explorations into childhood. The paper aims to review earlier studies and literature on children's access to money, food, space and time. The data illuminates norms governing distributive justice between adults and children in families.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-517
Number of pages17
JournalThe Sociological Review
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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