Child Welfare Services
Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research
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Child Welfare Services by Malcolm Hill
Book DescriptionThe contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control as a result of abandonment, neglect, ill-treatment, offending or other difficulties. They also examine changes in adoption law, where such issues as placement policies in relation to children from ethnic minorities, intercountry adoption and the trend towards greater openness have become prominent and controversial in recent years.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853023163
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Malcolm Hill
Youth Justice and Child Protection, Paperback (September 2006)
This book is an examination of recent developments in the areas of youth justice and child protection. It investigates how well young people and the societies in which they live are served by judicial and service systems. Consideration is given to those in care as well as those living with their families.
Child Welfare Policy and Practice, Paperback (June 2000)
This book explores the implications of recent research for all those concerned with child welfare and social work. It addresses the present concerns as expressed by Government bodies and central Government enquiries regarding the services and policies relating to children in need of care and attention.
Residential Child Care, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Malcolm Hill
Reflecting current political and policy priorities, this book focuses on new developments designed to promote these family and network relationships. The book examines both care policies and individual schemes which involve families and other network members in the planning and care of children looked after in residential units or children's homes.
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Author Biography - Malcolm Hill
Malcolm Hill is Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study if the Child and Society at the University of Glasgow. Jane Aldgate OBE is Professor Emerita at the Open University and Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
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