From Child Welfare to Child Well-Being

An International Perspective on Knowledge in the Service of Policy Making

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3376-5 (Print) 978-90-481-3377-2 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIX

  2. Opening Chapters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-7

      From “Child Saving” to “Child Development”?

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      Pages 9-22

      From Child Welfare to Children Well-Being: The Child Indicators Perspective

  3. Child Welfare

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-47

      An Historical Perspective on Child Welfare

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      Pages 49-63

      Testing Practice Wisdom in Child Welfare

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      Pages 65-80

      Understanding Child Maltreatment Systems: A Foundation for Child Welfare Policy

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      Pages 81-100

      Fact-Based Child Advocacy: The Convergence of Analysis, Practice, and Politics in New York City

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      Pages 101-116

      Using Early Childhood Wellbeing Indicators to Influence Local Policy and Services

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      Pages 117-133

      Social Policy and the Transition to Adulthood for Foster Youth in the US

  4. Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-154

      The Ecological Perspective on the Human Rights of Children

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      Pages 155-173

      Social Problem Construction and Its Impact on Program and Policy Responses

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      Pages 175-188

      The Development of International Comparative Child and Family Policies

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      Pages 189-215

      Using Child Indicators to Influence Policy: A Comparative Case Study

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      Pages 217-228

      In Children’s Voices

  5. Economic Support

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-253

      Assuring Child Support: A Re-assessment in Honor of Alfred Kahn

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      Pages 255-274

      Child Poverty and Antipoverty Policies in the United States: Lessons from Research and Cross-National Policies

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      Pages 275-292

      Income Support for Families and the Living Standards of Children

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      Pages 293-307

      An International Perspective on Child Benefit Packages

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      Pages 309-338

      Canadian Policies for Families with Very Young Children in International Perspective

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      Pages 339-368

      Child Poverty in Upper-Income Countries: Lessons from the Luxembourg Income Study

  6. Issues in ChildWell-Being

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 369-369

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      Pages 371-384

      Early Childhood Education and Care

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