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R (Ed)Et Al Sheehan - Vulnerable Children and the Law: International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children´s Rights - 9781849058681 - V9781849058681
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Vulnerable Children and the Law: International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children´s Rights

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Description for Vulnerable Children and the Law: International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children´s Rights Hardback. This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine the concept of a 'child in need' in a world where global movement is common and children are frequently involved in the law. Editor(s): Sheehan, Rosemary; Rhoades, Helen; Stanley, Nicky. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JKSB1; LBBR; LNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 236 x 159 x 25. Weight in Grams: 660.

Global support for improving child welfare and upholding the rights of children is strong, but in practice often fails to recognise the emerging gap between traditional child welfare practices and the evolving nature of child vulnerability.

This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how global and national frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest international research, experts redefine the concept of a 'child in need' in a world where global movement is common and children are frequently involved in the law. The book considers children as ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849058681
SKU
V9781849058681
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About R (Ed)Et Al Sheehan
Cathy Humphreys is a senior lecturer in Health and Social Work at the University of Warwick. She has worked as a practitioner, researcher and educator in domestic violence and child abuse. Catherine's other research areas include substance misuse, mental health, outreach and advocacy services for both women and children, and child contact.

Reviews for Vulnerable Children and the Law: International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children´s Rights
it provides a current and thought-provoking text which should prove an invaluable resource for all policymakers, social workers and lawyers working to protect vulnerable children.
Children & Young People Now This is a book that seeks to promote ideas from other jurisdictions and cultures, and it is an excellent book for the progressive social worker. It would be fascinating ... Read more

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