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Child Protection

Risk and the Moral Order

  • Authors
  • Nigel Parton
  • David Thorpe
  • Corinne Wattam
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 1-17
  3. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 18-44
  4. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 45-68
  5. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 69-95
  6. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 96-121
  7. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 122-154
  8. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 155-188
  9. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 189-215
  10. Nigel Parton, David Thorpe, Corinne Wattam
    Pages 216-246
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 247-276

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on original research, this book provides a major critique of contemporary child protection research, policy and practice. In particular, it challenges current attempts to reorder priorities and reconstruct the balance between family support and child protection. In the process, it provides a unique insight into the nature of child protection work and the way practitioners respond to the inherent tensions and difficulties involved. It is essential reading for anyone interested in this major personal and social issue.

Keywords

assessment child child abuse research sexual abuse

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