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Tilling the Soil: The Groundwork for Parent Activism

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 3 describes the three most important organizations that created an environment in which parents could play a meaningful role in their own cases and could have a voice in shaping child welfare ... More


ASFA, TPR, My Life, My Children, My Motherhood

E. Carole

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1997, as a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, the author of this chapter was arrested for the sale of ten dollars worth of crack to an undercover detective, and she had just given birth to her ... More


Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Alison Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Following a decade of radical change in policy and funding in children’s early intervention services and with the role of the third sector under increased scrutiny, this timely book assesses the ... More


Delivering change for children

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the implementation of Labour’s ‘Change for Children’ programme following the passage of the Children Act 2004 during Blair’s final years as Prime Minister. Under the new ... More


Commissioning children’s services: challenges, contestation and crisis

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 concentrates on voices from the frontline and their lived experiences. Within this chapter we focus on the lived realities of commissioning. Commissioning, the central process for managing ... More


Shift in South Korean Policies toward Korean Adoptees (1954–Today)

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the shift in South Korean policies toward Korean adoptees and in public opinion about transnational adoption in the country since 1954. It begins by tracing the history of ... More


Holt International Summer School or Three-Week Re-Koreanization (1999–2004)

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how South Korean society undertakes symbolic actions to integrate international adoptees as an ambiguous group that stands in between cultures. Focusing on Holt Children's ... More


Introduction

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the context and significance of this book. Focusing on a decade of austerity, 2008-2018, the challenges facing children’s charities are effectively pushing the ... More


Feeling “Like the Man of La Mancha Pursuing Enamored Justice”: Weinstein’s Judicial Work, 1997–2007 and Beyond

Jeffrey B. Morris

in Leadership on the Federal Bench: The Craft and Activism of Jack Weinstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199772414
eISBN:
9780190259976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772414.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Weinstein's fourth decade on the bench. During this period, there were two major sets of class actions and one important group of aggregated cases before him involving light ... More


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