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‘That Little Company of Angels’: The Tragedies of Children's Deaths

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the death of children in the Victorian age. Most Victorians believe that the death of a child was the most distressing and incapacitating of all deaths. It is because a child's ... More


Caring for Bereaved Parents

J. William Worden and James R. Monahan

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the issue of caring for bereaved parents in the context of pediatric hospice care. It explains that the death of one's child can be one of the most severe, debilitating, and ... More


When Children Die

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Most adult women devote a great amount of time and energy to childcare, and women's emotional ups and downs tend to be related primarily to family happenings, while men's tend to be connected to ... More


Joey Court: Death of a Child

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses Joey Court, a child with an unusual and invariably fatal medical disorder. Joey was expected to die from the first year of his life. Despite the severity of his condition, his ... More


Child deaths in the juvenile secure estate

Barry Goldson and Deborah Coles

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter is about one of the most controversial issues in contemporary youth justice: child deaths in custodial institutions. First, it describes recent trends in child imprisonment in England ... More


Death and the Urchin

Jonah Steinberg

in A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the social life of child death on Delhi's streets. In particular, it attempts to make sense of the public circulation, iteration, and visibility of knowledge, narratives, and ... More


Who Was Mignon? What Was She?: Popular Catholicism and Schumann's Requiem, Op. 98b

Roe‐Min Kok

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Following its premiere in November 1850 and several subsequent performances, Schumann's Requiem für Mignon, Op. 98b, received eight reviews, the overwhelming majority of which expressed ambivalence ... More


England: attempting to learn from mistakes in an increasingly ‘risk averse’ professional context

Judith Masson and Nigel Parton

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Concerns about professional and system errors and mistakes have dominated policy and practice debates and changes in England ever since the problem of child abuse was (re)discovered over forty years ... More


Laggards in the Global Age of the Child

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Through the three principal means or mechanisms of norm diffusion discussed in chapters 3, 4, and 5—principled activism, coercive socialization, and the globalization of childhood—the norm abolishing ... More


Children

John Lantos

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

John Lantos takes up the subject of the deaths of children. Attempting to make sense of the deep suffering and “radical uncertainty” that accompany such deaths, he appeals to both narrative and ... More


Child maltreatment

Carol-Ann Hooper

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a discussion on child maltreatment. There are no government statistics that show the number of children who have experienced maltreatment. Some trends can now tentatively be ... More


Principled Activism as a Mechanism of Diffusion

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 examines the adoption and expansion of protections for children, including passage of a ban on the death penalty for child offenders, in two Western states: France (1906) and England ... More


Globalized Childhood as a Mechanism of Diffusion

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 discusses the role of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the creation and diffusion of the globalized child, as Western norms about children regarding age, development, ... More


Introduction

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the history of the death penalty, in general, and the child death penalty, in particular, as a means of contextualizing protections for children within global ... More


Coercive Socialization as a Mechanism of Diffusion

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Through case studies of four former colonies—Algeria, Kenya, Tanganyika/Tanzania, and Tunisia—and two additional states—Ethiopia and Japan—this chapter covers two types of norm diffusion. These are ... More


Stories of lost futures

Geraldine Cousin

in Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Bryony Lavery's Frozen uses elements of a fairy tale as pegs on which to hang her portrayal of a mother's quest for her lost daughter. This chapter analyses a selection of journalists' accounts of ... More


Data and Case Selection

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 analyzes the data on the diffusion of the ban on the child death penalty or the death penalty for juvenile offenders, including the 142 states that have abolished the penalty since the ... More


Conclusion

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The book ends with a discussion of the imperfect or incomplete diffusion of the norm abolishing the child death penalty and the advancement of juvenile justice and of children as international rights ... More


Childbearing in Colonial America

Lara Freidenfelds

in The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190869816
eISBN:
9780190052171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869816.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History, American History: 20th Century

Colonial American women experienced pregnancy in an era when life was always uncertain, the faithful were expected to trust God and submit to fate, and women were celebrated and respected for the ... More


Social services departments: success or failure?

Terry Bamford

in Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356530
eISBN:
9781447356578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Social Services departments, created after the 1970 Local Authority Social Services Act, survived for nearly half a century. Their ability to meet the vision set out in the Seebohm Report was ... More


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