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Epidemiology of Child Maltreatment

Nico Trocmé

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/9780195304961.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents a summary of current research on the epidemiology of child maltreatment in the United States and Canada to provide a better understanding of the scope and distribution of child ... More


How parents and children view the system

Clive Diaz

in Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers children and parent’s perspectives of child protection conferences and whether they feel actively involved in decision making. It is based on interviews with 40 children and 52 ... More


Diagnosis and dialogue

Carolus van Nijnatten

in Children's agency, children's welfare: A dialogical approach to child development, policy and practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424891
eISBN:
9781447301837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424891.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an assessment of interaction between a public institution and the private life of citizens. Child welfare intervention is the legal confirmation of discontinuity within the ... More


Child removal proceedings in Switzerland

Stefan Schnurr

in Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter examines child welfare removal proceedings in Switzerland. The legal basis of compulsory child welfare removals, the applying authorities, decision-making bodies, and the respective ... More


International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies

Tali Gal and Benedetta Duramy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199366989
eISBN:
9780190625238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366989.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has inspired advocates and policy makers across the globe, injecting children’s rights terminology into various public and private arenas. Children’s ... More


Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Clive Diaz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents new research on the extent to which parents and children participate in decision making when childcare social workers are involved and it considers two key meetings in depth: child ... More


Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Matthew Gibson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book reports on the first study into the role of pride and shame in social work practice. The concepts of pride, shame, guilt, humiliation, and embarrassment are outlined and analysed, providing ... More


Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


Policies of Panic: Porn, Predators, and Peers

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

in Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036023
eISBN:
9780262339339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036023.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter analyses select U.S. federal and state policies that aim to regulate young people’s use of technology from the 1990s onward. There have been three waves of panics related to young ... More


The Wages of Ignorance

Franklin E. Zimring

in Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter begins by providing basic information on the nature and extent of juvenile sex offending in the United States. It then discusses existing tensions in the development of appropriate ... More


Content Regulation

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter covers the regulation and censor governance issues of website content on the Internet. The important roles of international private organizations and states in minimizing obscene ... More


The ‘Now-Women’ and Other Changes: A Wider Horizon of Possibilities?

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses community members’ experiences during and after the programme. It uncovers a shift in participants’ attitudes, knowledge, intentions, and behaviour. The chapter also provides ... More


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