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Helping Children of Rural, Methamphetamine-Involved Families: The Case of Rural Illinois

Wendy Haight, Teresa Ostler, James Black, and Linda Kingery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326055
eISBN:
9780199864461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326055.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

In the late 20th and early 21st century United States, the production and misuse of methamphetamine was a growing and urgent public health, criminal justice, and child welfare problem affecting whole ... More


Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Jill Duerr Berrick

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

There is a profound crisis in the United States’ foster care system according to this book. No state has passed the federally mandated Child and Family Service Review; two-thirds of the state systems ... More


Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Edmund L. Drago

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book tells a story of white children and their families in the most militant Southern state in the United States (the state where the Civil War erupted). Drawing on a rich array of sources, many ... More


Save My Kid: How Families of Critically Ill Children Cope, Hope, and Negotiate an Unequal Healthcare System

Amanda M. Gengler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479863938
eISBN:
9781479834327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863938.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In “Save My Kid,” sociologist Amanda Gengler examines how families of critically ill children navigate the US healthcare system. Not all families are equipped with resources for critically ill kids, ... More


Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Jody Heymann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the last half-century, radical changes have rippled through the workplace and the home from Boston to Mumbai. In the face of rapid globalization, these changes affect us all, and we can no longer ... More


The Moral and Political Status of Children

David Archard and Colin M. Macleod (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

There is a trend towards taking children seriously as distinct subjects of moral and political theory who have complex and evolving interests. Children are developing beings whose moral status ... More


Policy Creation and Evaluation: Understanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Richard Hoefer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735198
eISBN:
9780199918560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735198.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Policy Creation and Evaluation has two purposes. The first goal is to describe and explain one of the most important domestic policy decisions in the post-WW II era, the passage of the ... More


Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Jill Duerr Berrick and Neil Gilbert (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Over the last half a century, technological and medical advances, shifting patterns of employment, the loosening of marital bonds, changing social norms, and the women's rights movement have ... More


Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Jody Heymann

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335248
eISBN:
9780199851362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335248.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the last half-century, radical changes have rippled through the workplace and the home from Boston to Mumbai. In the face of rapid globalization, these changes affect us all, and we can no longer ... More


The Supportive State: Families, Government, and America's Political Ideals

Maxine Eichner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195343212
eISBN:
9780199867769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until now, American political thought and public policy have said little about the centrality of dependency in human lives, and the important role that families serve in dealing with it. Instead, ... More


Families’ Values: How Parents, Siblings, and Children Affect Political Attitudes

R. Urbatsch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199373604
eISBN:
9780199373628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373604.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Families are a pervasive influence in life, yet their influence on political beliefs has been little studied beyond the idea that parents and spouses pass along their beliefs. This book explores a ... More


Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Ann Phoenix, Janet Boddy, Catherine Walker, and Uma Vennam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents innovative international research into how the term “environment” is understood within families and how that plays out in everyday lives. Based on a study that involved creative ... More


Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy

Charles W. Greenbaum, Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia, and Carolyn Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190874551
eISBN:
9780190874582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874551.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A major goal of this volume is to create a forum for the integration of three areas: theory and research on the effects of exposure to political violence (EPV), intervention to aid victims of EPV, ... More


Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Across the social welfare and human services fields, interest is growing in how to apply research to influence policy and practice; simultaneously, with globalization's advance, it is clearer than ... More


Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick, and Rima Salah (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Can more peaceful childhoods promote a culture of peace? Increasing evidence from a broad range of disciplines shows that how we raise our children affects the propensity for conflict and the ... More


The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

David J. Bearison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

This book is a sequel to When treatment fails: How Medicine Cares for Dying Children (Oxford University Press, 2006). Its purpose was to systematically document persuasive issues that arise in ... More


Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a comprehensive social history of twentieth-century family law in the United States. The book shows how vast, oceanic changes in society have reshaped and reconstituted the American ... More


Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Barbara J. Burns and Kimberly Hoagwood (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This book presents innovative interventions for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. The book is designed to fill a gap between the knowledge base and clinical practice through its ... More


Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century

Peter Y. Medding (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128208
eISBN:
9780199854592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128208.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How has the Jewish family changed over the course of the 20th century? How has it remained the same? How do Jewish families see themselves — historically, socially, politically, and economically — ... More


In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto, and Arlene Andrews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179415
eISBN:
9780199893799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179415.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Little is known about the effects of having a loved one on death row, and alternative visions of punishment that offer the possibility for forgiveness and recovery are also underrepresented in our ... More


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