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

Katrin Križ

Abstract

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 develop and express their own opinions and explores tools for child protection workers to negotiate complex boundaries around the inclusion of children in decision-making. The goal of the book is to show in what ways child protection caseworkers employed by public child protection agencies in Norway and the United States can create citizens by promoting the participation of children and young people in ... More

Keywords: child protection, Norway, United States, children's empowerment, child protection workers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447355885
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447355885.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katrin Križ, author
Emmanuel College