Safeguarding childhood : early intervention and surveillance in a late modern society /

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Author / Creator:Parton, Nigel.
Imprint:Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Description:x, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Child welfare -- Great Britain.
Child welfare -- Great Britain -- History.
Child abuse -- Great Britain -- Prevention.
Children -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Children -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
Child abuse -- Prevention.
Child welfare.
Children -- Government policy.
Children -- Services for.
Great Britain.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5818801
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ISBN:1403933324 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-226) and index.
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Summary:This new text by a recognized authority offers a clear, invigorating and theoretically sophisticated commentary on child abuse and child welfare policy. Parton critically assesses the latest developments in child protection thinking and practice, explaining how changes in philosophy and intervention have been informed by cultural, economic and political context. Carefully blending core examples, evidence and the latest social theory, this book is essential reading for both students and practitioners.
Physical Description:x, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-226) and index.
ISBN:1403933324 (pbk.)