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Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

John E. B. Myers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Child abuse and neglect are serious social problems. Preventing maltreatment from occurring and, when prevention fails, intervening to protect children, are vital concerns for policy makers, the ... More


Residential Care for Children in Romania: A Model for Child Protection Reform in Central and Eastern Europe

OVIDIU GAVRILOVICI

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses child protection reform in Romania. Romania's progress in improving child protective services has been remarkable, especially in the past few years. The humanitarian aid and ... More


Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Neil Gilbert, Nigel Parton, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book builds upon and advances the comparative analysis of child protection systems that was conducted in the mid-1990s and presented in the ground-breaking book Combatting Child Abuse: ... More


Child Protection in England

Nigel Parton and David Berridge

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/9780199793358.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter critically outlines the development of child protection policies and procedures in England from 1995–2010. It pays particular attention to the Every Child Matters: Change for Children ... More


Changing Patterns of Response and Emerging Orientations

Neil Gilbert, Nigel Parton, and Marit Skivenes

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/9780199793358.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter 12 brings together the main findings from the analyses of the ten countries. It identifies a number of developments which are evident in all the countries, including: the wide-ranging, ... More


Introduction

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This introductory chapter provides a background of child protection and its intersection with wider social policies and social trends. The modern child protection system emerged in the 1960s, rooted ... More


Trouble ahead? Contending discourses in child protection

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter traces the history of attempts to improve the way families look after children using the UK system as an exemplar. As part of an increasingly residual role, the child protection system ... More


Domestic abuse: a case study

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on domestic abuse. The recognition that poverty is a factor in domestic abuse and is linked to men's perceptions of the breadwinner role suggests how vital it is to understand ... More


A Knock at the Door: Sloan v B: The Orkney Case

Elaine E Sutherland

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the Orkney case (1991), which involved the removal of nine children from their homes in South Ronaldsay, one of the Orkney Islands, and their resettlement in the Scottish ... More


Children in alternative care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes how family abuse and neglect are the main reasons that children are in alternative care. In China, due to the absence of an effective child protection system, very few children ... More


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