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Concluding Questions

  • Mia Kellmer Pringle
Part of the National Children’s Bureau series book series (NCB)

Abstract

To ensure a fairer future for all our children a number of crucial questions must be faced and answers decided upon not only by parents and professionals but by a consensus reached by society as a whole. They are to do with choices, priorities and policies. Many stem from research findings about the needs and development of children but in the last resort, all the issues require judgements to be made and preferences to be determined whenever there is some incompatibility or even conflict between the best interests of adults and the young.

Keywords

Corporal Punishment Child Benefit Substitute Care Loving Care Make Life Worth Living 
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  • Mia Kellmer Pringle

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