Non-Fiction Books:

Human Rights in Child Protection

Implications for Professional Practice and Policy

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Human Rights in Child Protection
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license This book critically explores what child protection policy and professional practice would mean if practice was grounded in human rights standards. This book inspires a new direction in child protection research - one that critically assesses child protection policy and professional practice with regard to human rights in general, and the rights of the child in particular. Each chapter author seeks to approach the rights of the child from their own academic field of interest and through a comparative lens, making the research relevant across nation-state practices. The book is split into five parts to focus on the most important aspects of child protection. The first part explains the origins, aim, and scope of the book; the second part explores aspects of professionalism and organization through law and policy; and the third part discusses several key issues in child protection and professional practice in depth. The fourth part discusses selected areas of importance to child protection practices (low-impact in-house measures, public care in residential care and foster care respectively) and the fifth part provides an analytical summary of the book. Overall, it contributes to the present need for a more comprehensive academic debate regarding the rights of the child, and the supranational perspective this brings to child protection policy and practice across and within nation-states.

Author Biography

Asgeir Falch-Eriksen is Associate Professor focussing on child protection at Norwegian Social Research, Oslo University College. He has worked in central government in Norway with policy-implementation, regulation and development with regard to professionalism in child protection, organizational design, and education. He has also written a book on trust in child protection. Elisabeth Backe-Hansen worked at Norwegian Social Research, Oslo University College, as a full-time researcher within the field of child protection and research on children and young people from 1988-2016. She has a background in psychology, focussed on decision-making in child welfare, in particular concerning out-of-home placement of small children. She worked as a practitioner within child protection for many years before becoming a full-time researcher.
Release date NZ
October 9th, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Asgeir Falch-Eriksen Edited by Elisabeth Backe-Hansen
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Edition
1st ed. 2018
Illustrations
10 Illustrations, black and white; XVII, 258 p. 10 illus.
Imprint
Springer International Publishing AG
Pages
258
ISBN-13
9783319947990
Product ID
28125170

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