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  1. Child Protection and Child Welfare

    Child Protection and Child Welfare

    A Global Appraisal of Cultures, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Penelope Welbourne and John Dixon

    A comparative international volume on child protection, looking at the culture of child welfare and protection across a broad range of countries. This book evaluates policies and structures already in place, and suggests useful guidelines for good practice for professionals working with children from international communities at risk of harm. Learn More
    2013, Hardback, 9.49in x 7.01in / 241mm x 178mm, 288pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-191-0
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-421-5
  2. Vulnerable Children and the Law

    Vulnerable Children and the Law

    International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children's Rights

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, Helen Rhoades and Nicky Stanley

    This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine the concept of a 'child in need' in a world where global movement is common and children are frequently involved in the law. Learn More
    2012, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.85in / 239mm x 174mm, 368pp, £65.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-868-1
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 368pp, £65.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-456-7
  3. Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Edited by Jane Scott and Harriet Ward

    Improving the well-being of children is more effective when social care professionals work with the children's parents, families and communities. This collection brings together innovative interventions designed to nurture children's health and welfare, and analyses which types of programmes are most effective and why. Learn More
    2005, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.42in / 239mm x 163mm, 304pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-141-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-246-1
  4. Children's Rights and Power

    Children's Rights and Power

    Charging Up for a New Century

    Mary John

    Examining children's rights from a global perspective, Mary John considers how children experience power, being powerful and the transformation of power relationships. She explores this issue, comparing the situation of children to that of powerless minority groups and asking why children are rarely included in debates on social accountability. Learn More
    2003, Hardback, 9.45in x 6.30in / 240mm x 160mm, 304pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-658-4
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.10in / 231mm x 155mm, 304pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-659-1
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 304pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-027-6
  5. Middle Childhood

    Middle Childhood

    Moira Borland, Ann Laybourn, Malcolm Hill and Jane Brown

    The period of childhood which falls between the early years and adolescence is a comparatively neglected area of study. In its combination of viewpoints, set against a background of related research, law, policy and practice, this book offers a rich and challenging study of an important period of the child's development. Learn More
    1998, Hardback, 9.29in x 6.30in / 236mm x 160mm, 224pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-472-6
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-473-3
  6. The Participation Rights of the Child: Rights and Responsibilities in Family and Society

    The Participation Rights of the Child: Rights and Responsibilities in Family and Society

    Målfrid Grude Flekkøy and Natalie Hevener Kaufman

    This introductory text, written by one of the world's authorities on the rights of the child, covers all the issues involved in a comprehensive and accessible way. The book should be required reading on human rights courses, as well as key background reading for a wide range of professionals who work with children. Learn More
    1997, 200pp
  7. Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Protection and Prevention

    Edited by Lorraine Waterhouse

    Based on both research and practice, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the success, fairness and significance of child protection services for children, parents and individuals. It approaches the problem of child abuse from the various perspectives of those affected (abused children and young people, parents and professionals). Learn More
    1996, 240pp

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