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Children in Society By Edited by Pam Foley

Children in Society
by Edited by Pam Foley

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This reader provides a critical and comprehensive account of the theoretical and practical issues raised in working with children and families. 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.
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Children in Society: Contemporary Theory, Policy and Practice by Edited by Pam Foley

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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Children in Society Reviews


'...this is a very well-edited book, and nearly every contribution is succinct, informative and well-referenced...taken together they offer a comprehensive, genuinely multi-disciplinary overview of current thinking about children in European society' - Sonia Jackson, Research Professor, School of Social Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, Social Work Education

About Edited by 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).

Table of Contents


List of Contributors.- Children in Society: Contemporary Theory, Policy and Practice; P.Foley, J.Roche and S.Tucker.- SECTION 1: CONTEMPORARY CHILDHOODS.- The Development of Child Health and Welfare Services in England (1900-1948); P.Foley.- The Changing Experiences of Childhood; M.Robb.- Constructing Childhood, Constructing Child Concern; W.Stainton Rogers.- The Demonization of Children: From the Symbolic to the Institutional; B.Goldson.- Racism: An Important Factor in Practice with Ethnic Minority Children and Families; K.Owusu-Bempah.- Childcare Policy; M.Roberts.- Towards a 'Children's Policy' for the European Union?; S.Ruxton.- SECTION 2: QUALITY OF LIFE FOR CHILDREN.- Quality of Life for Children; J.Roche.- Children's Welfare and Children's Rights; G.Lansdown.- 'Our Bodies, Ourselves'? Mothers, Children and Health Care at Home; P.Foley.- Listening to Children; N.Thomas.- Community Development A Strategy for Empowerment; S.Tucker.- SECTION 3:CONCEPTUAL AND PRACTICE FRAMEWORKS.- Working Towards Consensus: Children's Hearings in Scotland; A.Griffiths.- Parental Responsibility; L-A.Cull.- The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children; C.Humphreys.- Primary Education in Scotland; D.Christie.- Children, Sexual Abuse and the Child Protection System; L.Green.- Foster Families; D.BerridgeExternal Influences on Workplace Competence: Improving Services to Children and Families; R.Flynn.- An Ecological Perspective on Child Abuse; G.Jack.- SECTION 4: WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.- Children's Health at School; B.Mayall.- Theories of Child Development; W.Stainton Rogers.- Working with Disabled Children; R.Marchant.- Involving Children and Families in Decision-Making About Health; C.Thurston and J.Church.- Men Working in Childcare; M.Robb.- Perspectives on Parenting; D.Brown.- Developing Partnership Practice; J.Pinkerton.- References.

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GOR001390945
Children in Society: Contemporary Theory, Policy and Practice by Edited by Pam Foley
Edited by Pam Foley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2000-11-27
288
0333945891
9780333945896
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