Research for action : cross-national perspectives on connecting knowledge, policy, and practice for children /

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Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Description:xii, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Child welfare -- Cross-cultural studies.
Children -- Services for -- Cross-cultural studies.
Child welfare.
Children -- Services for.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Chaskin, Robert J.
Rosenfeld, Jona M. (Jona Michael), 1922-
ISBN:9780195314083 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195314085 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Mapping the Terrain
  • 2. Researching Family Support and Children's Services Planning in Northern Ireland
  • 3. From Fieldwork to Facts to Firearms Control: Research and Advocacy Towards Stricter Firearms Control Legislation in South Africa
  • 4. The Development and Use of Data for Child Welfare System Reform
  • 5. The Relationship between Research and Practice in Implementing the RAF Method for Quality Assurance in Residential Settings for Children in Israel
  • 6. Research-Based Practice Tools to Improve Child Welfare Services in England: Using the Going Home? Practice Tool to Support the Effective Reunification of Families
  • 7. Some Lessons Learned?: A Case Study of Research Dissemination to Young People in Care
  • 8. Research, Dissemination, and Impact: Issues, Lessons, and Future Directions
  • 9. Charting a Course for Fuller Engagement: Toward a Framework for Action