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Invisibility and exclusion

Richard Olsen and Harriet Clarke

in Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter provides a review of relevant literature on parenting and disability, which looks at parenting support and the barriers that certain parents encounter when bringing up their children. It ... More


Feminist Methods: The Parents’ Support Group

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explains the reasons behind choosing a parents support group: to provide necessary advice to first-time parents while preventing instances of child abuse as a focus group. Three group ... 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


Advocacy and Self-Help Programs as Evidence-Based Practices for Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities

Yeana W. Lam, Mian Wang, George H. S. Singer, and Jiyeon Kim

in Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the programmatic features of parent advocacy and self-help interventions and the methodologies employed to evaluate their effectiveness. It discusses home–school collaboration ... More


Supporting families: the role of family work in child welfare

Marjo Kuronen and Pia Lahtinen

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter first presents a brief review of the international discussions on family support, mainly in the other Nordic countries and the UK, and this is followed by an overview of the historical ... More


Family support and the Coalition: retrenchment, refocusing and restructuring

Harriet Churchill

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews recent developments in family support policies, entitlements and services in the first 18 months of the UK Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government in the UK. In light ... More


How Educators Support the Parents of Children With Developmental Disabilities

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

in Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 5 focuses on how educators support the parents of children with developmental disabilities. With the increasing attention on children with developmental disabilities, many parents have read ... More


Communities raising children together: Collaborative consultation with a place-based initiative in Harlem

Joshua Sparrow

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The Harlem Children’s Zone® (HCZ) and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center engaged in ‘collaborative consultation’ to co-create early childhood and parent support programming. This collaboration is the ... More


Childhood Obesity and the “Obesogenic Environment”

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

in Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The concept of the “obesogenic environment” is increasingly used to explain the rise in adult and childhood obesity rates. The term refers to a host of environmental factors that encourage (for ... More


Early human relations set the foundation for adult health and working life

Alan Sinclair and Tam Baillie

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Investing in early years is close to magic, without being magic. The United Nations has given greater prominence to the early years through a General Comment on the Convention on the Rights of the ... More


“How to Free Your Prisoner”: The Personal and the Political of International Prisoner Support

Padraic Kenney

in Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

Though political prisoners are almost always incarcerated for national causes, they became the focus of international support in the twentieth century. The earliest attention was from diaspora ... More


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