Emergency Intervention for Children's Protection
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Protecting Powers by Judith Masson
Book DescriptionThe book is based on two research projects on emergency intervention, which were carried out by the author and her colleagues. The studies provide the basis for the three themes in the book: Inter-agency Working; Perceptions of Safety; and Placement and Resource Issues. The combination of quantitative and qualitative research allows a detailed picture of practice that goes beyond an account of what happens, to explore the perceptions, understandings and experiences of the practitioners who make these decisions, as social workers, police officers magistrates' legal advisers or magistrates, and of the lawyers who advise social workers and parents. The book provides a critical account of current practice in emergency child protection, it identifies good practice and make proposals for reform.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470016022
(234mm x 154mm x 18mm)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Judith Masson
Protecting Powers, Paperback (March 2007)
A comprehensive, practical guide to child protection emergencies, including case studies and legal advice, Protecting Powers: Emergency Intervention in Child Protection discusses the findings of two major research studies on emergency child protection interventions conducted between 1998 and 2004.
Out of Hearing, Paperback (January 1999)
The form and content of court proceedings is generally considered unsuitable for children. Based on a study exploring the law and practice of representation, this text examines various approaches to the place of children in the proceedings, and contrasts them with the views of the children.
Wills, Inheritance and Families, Hardback (March 1996)» View all books by Judith Masson
Increasing numbers of people must now decide how to structure wills and bequeath money and possessions across generations. This volume offers an empirical study of 800 English wills, and uses the material to reflect upon what it tells us of contemporary family and kin relationships.
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Author Biography - Judith Masson
Judith Masson is Professor of Law at the University of Warwick, UK. She is an Academic Member of the Judicial Studies Board Family Law Committee and has acted as a specialist advisor on childcare issues for the UK government. She is the author of several books including Out of Hearing, which was published by Wiley in 1999.
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