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Edited Aldgate - Child Welfare Services: Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research - 9781853023163 - V9781853023163
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Child Welfare Services: Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research

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Description for Child Welfare Services: Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research Paperback. The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control. Editor(s): Hill, Malcolm; Aldgate, Jane. Num Pages: 278 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBKW; JKSB1; JKSN; LNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 426.
The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control as a result of abandonment, neglect, ill-treatment, offending or other difficulties. They also examine changes in adoption law, where such issues as placement policies in relation to children from ethnic minorities, intercountry adoption and the trend towards greater openness have become prominent and controversial in recent years.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Number of Pages
278
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781853023163
SKU
V9781853023163
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About Edited Aldgate
Malcolm Hill is Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study if the Child and Society at the University of Glasgow. Jane Aldgate OBE is Professor Emerita at the Open University and Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.

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If readers take the time to look at less familiar areas they will not be disappointed. If this occurs the volume can truly be said to have been effective in deepening the readers' knowledge of and respect for other practitioners and their clients.
International Social Work In recent years, social work with children and families has become so dominated ... Read more

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