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Information Management, Interagency Collaboration, and Outcomes in Child Welfare Agencies

E. Michael Foster, Rebecca Wells, and Yu Bai

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This presents a multiple-level contextual approach to test the impact of contextual variables on child-level outcomes. It is hypothesized that child welfare agencies with high levels of both ... More


Introduction

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/9781847424891.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Child welfare gets involved when children and families manifestly have serious trouble in organising their lives. The concepts of children's and parents' agency and child welfare agency are ... More


The Struggle Continues: 1980s–90s

Pat Thane and Tanya Evans

in Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?: Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199578504
eISBN:
9780191741838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578504.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Continuing difficulties for unmarried mothers and their children despite improvements. Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Governments, cuts to welfare, pressure on mothers to work, but childcare hard ... More


Rematerialising children’s agency

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The concluding chapter draws a connection between the conceptual and practical strategies presented in Part Two and the empirically driven discussions in Part Three. It proposes to ‘rematerialise’ ... More


Introduction: A Child’s Story

Victoria Ford Smith

in Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The introduction to Between Generations establishes a thorough critical and literary framework for understanding the import and history of adult-child collaboration. It first provides a concise ... More


Lesbian and Gay Prospective Foster and Adoptive Families: The Homestudy Assessment Process

Gerald P. Mallon

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0035
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how child welfare agencies manage applications from prospective families headed by lesbians and gay men, what unique issues are encountered in this process, and how gays and ... More


Pictures of Partnership: Art Education, Children’s Literature, and the Rise of the Child Artist

Victoria Ford Smith

in Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores intergenerational collaborations that draw upon the resources of the child artists. It puts side-by-side changing perspectives on art by children and new modes in illustrations ... More


Dialogical management

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/9781847424891.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores the effect of a new child welfare policy on dialogical services. It starts by discussing the social mission of child welfare. It then goes on to explain the rise of a new ... More


Framing Agency: Comics Adaptations of Coraline and City of Ember

Meghann Meeusen

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers the question of how different kinds of textual transformations affect child agency, seeking the answer by analyzing two children's texts that have been adapted into both comic ... More


Active Listeners: Child Auditors as Creative Collaborators

Victoria Ford Smith

in Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores how Golden Age authors partnered with children in storyteller-auditor collaboration and represented those partnerships in their fictions. Moving from translations of the Grimms’ ... More


Collaborating with the Authorities: Children as Authors, Experts, and Critics

Victoria Ford Smith

in Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Golden Age authors for children who invited young people into roles of authority through creative collaboration. It traces how Charles Dickens, William Brighty Rands, J. M. ... More


Mentors and Muses: Why the Collaborative Child Matters

Victoria Ford Smith

in Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Between Generations argues that the Golden Age of children’s literature was marked by critical interest in child agency, creating ideal cultural conditions for the emergence of intergenerational ... More


Maintenance, the Magistrates’ Courts and the State

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

For many years, married women who needed protection used the Magistrates’ Courts, which had a (very restricted) jurisdiction to make orders in cases where wife and children needed financial support ... More


Child, welfare, agency

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/9781847424891.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces the case of Jennifer, who has been living in children's homes and foster families since the age of two. She has a history of neglect and abuse. Throughout her young life, ... More


Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Victoria Ford Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Between Generations recuperates a tradition of adult-child collaboration in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British children’s literature and culture, charting the emergence of new models of ... More


Agency Operations in an Outrage Era

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates the resources that have long been employed to measure levels and rates of child abuse and neglect. It addresses workforce issues, particularly worker caseloads, ... More


Children’s agency

Allyn Fives

in Evaluating Parental Power: An Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994327
eISBN:
9781526128614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994327.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Even when parents exercise their power in a paternalistic fashion so as to make up for children’s deficits, parents can be faced with moral dilemmas, conflicts which call into question the legitimacy ... More


How children are removed from home in the United States

Katrin Križ, Janese Free, and Grant Kuehl

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/9780190459567.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how children at risk of maltreatment are removed from home in the United States. We discuss the legislative framework and the processes and agents involved in the ... More


Dr Barnardo’s ‘Young Helpers’: Agency, Philanthropy and Juvenile Periodicals

Susan Ash

in Funding Philanthropy: Dr. Barnardo, Metaphor, Narrative and Spectacle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381397
eISBN:
9781786945433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381397.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how Barnardo used narrative to create entrepreneurial roles for children as fundraisers. He wrote and published a plethora of stories for children in the periodicals he owned ... More


Agency, Voice, and Maturity in Children’s Religious and Spiritual Development

Chris Boyatzis

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the scholarship regarding a further understanding of a child's agency, voice, and maturity in discussing spiritual matters. It argues that the dominance of ... More


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