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Critical Perspectives on Safeguarding Children

Critical Perspectives on Safeguarding Children

Karen Broadhurst (Editor), Chris Grover (Co-Editor), Janet Jamieson (Co-Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-68278-4

Aug 2009

300 pages

$53.99

Description

A critical and evidence-based review of current and future child protection policy and practice.
  •  Provides evidence-based perspective with an up-to-date overview of policy and practice
  • Covers several disciplinary boundaries
  • Goes beyond mere description to enable engagement in critical analysis of various policy areas as they relate to children and families
List of Contributors.

Acknowledgements.

Abbreviations.

1 Introduction: Safeguarding Children? (Karen Broadhurst, Chris Grover and Janet Jamieson).

2 Safeguarding Children: Historical Context and Current Landscape (Carolyn Taylor).

3 Every Child’s Rights Matter (David Archard).

4 Child Poverty (Chris Grover).

5 The Common Assessment Framework: Effective Innovation for Children and Young People with ‘Additional Needs’ or Simply More Technical Hype? (Andy Pithouse and Karen Broadhurst).

6 Arguing the Case in Safeguarding (Sue White).

7 Safeguarding Children through Parenting Support: How Does Every Parent Matter? (Karen Broadhurst).

8 Safeguarding Children’s Well-being within Educational Settings: A Critical Review of Inclusion Strategies (Jo Warin).

9 ‘Health’ and Safeguarding Children: An ‘Expansionary Project’ or ‘Good Practice? (Sue Peckover).

10 ‘Be Healthy’: Drugs, Alcohol and Safeguarding Children (Ian Paylor).

11 In Search of Youth Justice (Janet Jamieson).

12 Looked After Children and the Criminal Justice System (Claire Fitzpatrick).

13 Safeguarding Children Who Are Refugees or Asylum Seekers: Managing Multiple Scales of Legislation and Policy (Malcolm Hill and Peter Hopkins).

14 Conclusion: Safeguarding Children? (Karen Broadhurst, Chris Grover and Janet Jamieson).

Index.

  • Provides an evidence-based perspective with an up-to-date overview of policy and practice
  • Covers several disciplinary boundaries
  • Goes beyond mere description to enable engagement in critical analysis of various policy areas as they relate to children and families