Non-Fiction Books:

Child Protection

Risk and the Moral Order

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Child Protection by Nigel Parton
$134.00

or 4 payments of $33.50 with . Learn more

In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 8-12 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 30 Sep to 3 Oct using standard courier delivery

Description

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.

Author Biography

NIGEL PARTON is Professor in Child Care at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has published widely in the areas of child care, child protection and social work and is the author of The Politics of Child Abuse and Governing the Family: Child Care, Child Protection and the State. DAVID THORPE is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Lancaster, UK. He has published and researched in the areas of child welfare, juvenile justice and child protection in the UK and Australia. His previous publications include Evaluting Child Protection. CORINNE WATTAM is Reader in Childhood Studies at the University of Huddersfield, UK and is also Coordinator of the Concerted Action on the Prevention of Child Abuse in Europe. Her particular areas of research are in child abuse and sexual abuse. She is the author of Making a Case in Child Protection.
Release date NZ
April 11th, 1997
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XI, 288 p.
Imprint
Red Globe Press
Pages
288
Dimensions
140x216x15
ISBN-13
9780333629475
Product ID
1725034

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...