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Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in ‘Care’

International Perspectives

  • Johanna Sköld
  • Shurlee Swain

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood book series (PSHC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Johanna Sköld, Shurlee Swain
      Pages 1-9
  3. Transitional Justice and the Legacy of Child Welfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Johanna Sköld
      Pages 13-26
    3. Jacqueline Z. Wilson, Frank Golding
      Pages 27-41
    4. Malin Arvidsson
      Pages 70-82
    5. Shurlee Swain
      Pages 83-94
  4. National Particularities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Maria Rytter, Jacob Knage Rasmussen
      Pages 97-105
    3. Jeroen J. H. Dekker, Hans Grietens
      Pages 106-113
    4. Eva Simonsen, Karen-Sofie Pettersen
      Pages 114-123
    5. Andrew Kendrick, Moyra Hawthorn, Samina Karim, Julie Shaw
      Pages 124-133
    6. Gerald Cradock
      Pages 134-143
  5. Challenges for Professionals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Nell Musgrove
      Pages 147-158
    3. Johanna Sköld, Åsa Jensen
      Pages 159-171
    4. Andrew Kendrick, Moyra Hawthorn
      Pages 172-180
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 191-217

About this book

Introduction

This book positions inquiries into the historical abuse of children in care within the context of transitional justice. It examines investigation, apology and redress processes across a range of Western nations to trace the growth of the movement, national particularities and the impact of the work on professionals involved.

Keywords

children growth history human rights nation social work

Editors and affiliations

  • Johanna Sköld
    • 1
  • Shurlee Swain
    • 2
  1. 1.Linköping UniversitySweden
  2. 2.Australian Catholic UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137457554
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49869-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45755-4
  • Buy this book on publisher's site