Early Intervention and Surveillance in a Late Modern Society
By (author) Nigel Parton
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Safeguarding Children by Nigel Parton
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403933324
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nigel Parton
Politics of Child Protection, Paperback (March 2014)
How has policy shaped the role of social workers and other professionals in protecting children and young people? Combining historical detail with sharp critical analysis, leading commentator Nigel Parton presents an overview of the complex field of child protection, from its emergence in the 19th Century to the Munro Review of 2011.
Child Protection Systems in the United Kingdom, Paperback (November 2011)
This book identifies and analyses differences between the four UK nations in the way child protection systems are being developed, thought about and put into practice. Covering key areas such as inter-agency working and the role of local safeguarding children boards, it draws out important implications for policy and practice across the UK.
Child Protection Systems, Hardback (June 2011)
This vital book is a comparative study of the social policies and professional practices that frame societal responses to the problems of child maltreatment in ten countries.
Understanding Children's Social Care, Paperback (April 2009)» View all books by Nigel Parton
The first book to provide a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of children's social care in England following the introduction of Every Child Matters and the 2007 Children's Plan
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Author Biography - Nigel Parton
NIGEL PARTON is Professor of Child Care and Director of the Centre of Applied Childhood Studies, University of Hudddersfield, UK. He is also co-editor of Children and Society and on the editorial board of eight other journals.
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