The Legal and Administrative Framework

  • R. A. Parker
Part of the National Children’s Bureau Series book series


In this chapter we present an outline of the legal and administrative arrangements which shape the care of separated children. We also indicate the number of children receiving different forms of care and note the trends which these figures have followed in recent years. Further information is provided in Appendix C.


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Notes References

  1. 2.
    See, for further discussion on the Scottish system, P. Parsloe, Juvenile Justice (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1978)Google Scholar
  2. and J. Spencer et al., Face to Face with Children (MacDonald, 1976).Google Scholar
  3. 5.
    See for example, R. Holman, Trading in Children (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973).Google Scholar
  4. 6.
    DHSS, Mentally Handicapped Children in Residential Care (Harvie Report) (1974).Google Scholar
  5. 10.
    P. Moss, ‘Residential Care of Children’, in J. Tizard, et al. (eds), Varieties of Residential Experience (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1975).Google Scholar

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© National Children’s Bureau 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Parker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Social Administration, School of Applied Social StudiesUniversity of BristolUK

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