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Voices from the Silent CradlesLife Histories of Romania's Looked-After Children

Voices from the Silent Cradles: Life Histories of Romania's Looked-After Children

Mariela Neagu

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357988
eISBN:
9781447358022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357988.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Shortly after the Berlin Wall came down and after the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the United Nations, images of malnourished children in institutions in Romania were ... More

Protecting Children, Creating CitizensParticipatory Child Protection Practice in Norway and the United States

Protecting Children, Creating Citizens: Participatory Child Protection Practice in Norway and the United States

Katrin Križ

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355885
eISBN:
9781447355922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355885.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book examines a participatory approach in child protection practices in Norway and the United States, exploring ways of empowering children. The book shows how children can be encouraged to ... More

Radical HopePoverty-Aware Practice for Social Work

Radical Hope: Poverty-Aware Practice for Social Work

Michal Krumer-Nevo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354895
eISBN:
9781447354918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354895.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book describes the new Poverty-Aware Paradigm (PAP), which was developed in Israel through intense involvement with the field of social work in various initiatives. The paradigm was adopted in ... More

Decision Making in Child and Family Social WorkPerspectives on Children's Participation

Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Clive Diaz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents new research on the extent to which parents and children participate in decision making when childcare social workers are involved and it considers two key meetings in depth: child ... More

The Politics of Children's Services ReformRe-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Carl Purcell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Comparative research has identified two broad types of child welfare system. In child protection systems the principal remit of welfare agencies is to identify and respond to actual or potential ... More

Online Child Sexual Victimisation

Online Child Sexual Victimisation

Corinne May-Chahal and Emma Kelly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447354505
eISBN:
9781447354512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354505.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Focusing on online-facilitated sexual abuse, this book takes a rigorous approach to existing literature to address some of the most pressing public and policy questions on this type of abuse. The ... More

Errors and Mistakes in Child ProtectionInternational Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Kay Biesel, Judith Masson, Nigel Parton, and Tarja Pösö (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This comprehensive international study provides a cross-national analysis of different understandings of errors and mistakes in child protection practice and lessons to avoid and handle them, using ... More

Child PovertyAspiring to Survive

Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Morag C. Treanor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Child poverty is rising across affluent western societies and how it is measured is vital to how governments act to prevent, alleviate or eliminate it. While the roots of childhood poverty are ... More

Children Framing ChildhoodsWorking-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Wendy Luttrell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Urban educational research, practice, and policy is preoccupied with problems, brokenness, stigma, and blame. As a result, too many people are unable to recognize the capacities and desires of ... More

Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Sue White, Matthew Gibson, David Wastell, and Patricia Walsh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336914
eISBN:
9781447336969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336914.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book offers an analysis and summary of the uses, abuses and limitations of attachment theory in contemporary child welfare practice, examining controversies and offering a new pedagogy that is ... More

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