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Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Jill Duerr Berrick

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

There is a profound crisis in the United States’ foster care system according to this book. No state has passed the federally mandated Child and Family Service Review; two-thirds of the state systems ... More


Regulating Temporary Employment: Equal Treatment, Qualified

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses contemporary regulations addressing precariousness in forms of employment diverging from the SER's central pillar of continuous employment. The analysis centres on the 1999 EU ... More


Reunification: One Pathway Home

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Federal, state, and local governments combined, spend over $20 billion annually on the child welfare system. A large proportion of that effort is focused on helping parents and children reunite. But ... More


Restorative Justice and Child Welfare: Engaging Families and Communities in the Care and Protection of Children

David S. Crampton and Patricia L. Rideout

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

From the earliest days of child welfare outreach programs, social workers have developed a wide variety of practices to engage families and communities in the care and protection of children. This ... More


New Permanency Strategies for Children in Foster Care

Mark Testa

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the use of subsidized guardianship as a permanency alternative. It outlines an analytical framework for charting the broad cycle of public child welfare change in the United ... More


Kinship Guardianship: Finding a Home Between Family and the State

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Kinship foster care — subsidized care provided by relatives — has ushered in a wholesale shift in philosophy where the stark lines between family and stranger have blurred. As kinship care has grown ... More


Kinship Foster Care in Context

Maria Scannapieco and Rebecca L. Hegar

in Kinship Foster Care: Policy, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109405
eISBN:
9780199865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins with discussions of the meaning of kinship care, demographic trends in kinship care, and permanency planning for kinship care. It then addresses some controversial questions ... More


January 2007: Adopting New Solutions

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 amends the grounds for dispending with parental consent to adoption, and this commentary identifies potential problems (subsequently explored in case ... More


Trends and Issues in the U.S. Child Welfare System

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The U.S. child welfare system, made up of many variations at the state and local levels, is unified in design by federal laws and regulations. This chapter reviews the definition of maltreatment as ... More


Public Child Welfare Practice

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the practice of child welfare workers. Topics covered include their assessment of the risk of child abuse and neglect, permanency planning, fast-adopt programs, intensive ... More


My List of Permanencies

Forrest G. Robinson

in The Author-Cat: Clemens's Life in Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227877
eISBN:
9780823240968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227877.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Clemens was struck by guilt when a incident in a birthday dinner for John Greenleaf Whittier happens: all the audience expected a entertaining speech, instead they got a rather crude burlesque of ... More


Genericity

Alda Mari, Claire Beyssade, and Fabio Del Prete (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691807
eISBN:
9780191745775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691807.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the study of generics and pursues the enterprise of the influential Generic Book edited by Gregory Carlson and Jeffry Pelletier, which was published ... More


Conclusion

Catherine E. Rymph

in Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635644
eISBN:
9781469635651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635644.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion briefly summarizes some of the developments in foster care in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, including the rise of the permanency movement, the passage of the 1980 Adoption Assistance ... More


Epitome and Eternity: Some Epitaphs and Votive Inscriptions in the Latin Love Elegists

L. B. T. Houghton

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

In few (if any) genres of Roman poetry do ‘embedded’ inscriptions appear with such regularity or such prominence as in Latin love elegy. Propertius, Tibullus, Ovid, and their elegiac successors all ... More


Shuffling Surfaces: Epigraphy, Power, and Integrity in the Graeco-Roman Narratives

Alexei V. Zadorojnyi

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter addresses the antinomy underlying the deployment of epigraphic textuality in the Imperial Greco-Roman narratives. On the one hand, inscriptions on ‘hard’, monumentally permanent, ... More


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