The Childhood Policy Landscape in Wales: A Case Study

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The case-study identifies and explores various issues which have affected the Welsh policy landscape for children, mainly focussing on the period since devolution in 1998, and the subsequent establishment of the Welsh Government (WG) and the National Assembly for Wales (NAW). Major factors driving policymaking and outcomes relating to children policy have been identified under three main headings, political, economic, and socio-cultural.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBritish Academy
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic) 978-0-85672-643-9
ISBN (Print) 978-0-85672-643-9
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019


  • childhood
  • child policy
  • social policy
  • wales government
  • children rights
  • wellbeing
  • child commissioner
  • education policy
  • donaldson review
  • wales wellbeing acts
  • child poverty


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