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.
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.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:1403933324 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-226) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: A History of the Present
  • Child Welfare and Modern Society
  • Child Abuse and the Growing Crisis in Child Protection
  • From Maria Colwell to Victoria Climbie: The Emergence of Late Modernity
  • Rethinking Child Protection and Family Support
  • Governing Childhood under New Labour
  • 'Working Together to Safeguard Children'
  • Policing the Pedophile
  • 'Every Child Matters'
  • Towards 'the Preventive State'
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index