This reader provides a critical and comprehensive account of the theoretical and practical issues raised in working with children and families. It draws on debates from a range of disciplines to shed light on different perspectives, forms of practice and dimensions of policy. Its strong applied focus allows it to address a rich variety of issues of concern to professionals working with children in a range of settings. The contributing authors consist of leading academics in the field as well as those with first-hand knowledge and experience; all write in a clear and engaging style.
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Author Biography - Pam Foley
PAM FOLEY is Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Welfare at the Open University. Her research interests include child health and discourses of child birth. JEREMY ROCHE is Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Welfare at the Open University. He has written on children's rights and is co-editor of Youth in Society, The Changing Experiences of Youth (both Sage 1997) and The Law and Social Work (Macmillan 2000). STANLEY TUCKER is Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Welfare at the Open University. He has written on the impact of social policy on the lives of children and young people and is co-editor of Youth in Society and The Changing Experiences of Youth (both Sage 1997).