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The Library of Essays in Child Welfare and Development: The Library of Essays in Child Welfare and Development


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Child Development

Child Development

1st Edition

Michael Little, Barbara Maughan
August 26, 2010

This book provides a good foundation for understanding influences on children’s health and development. The volume brings together in a single reference source the world’s leading thinkers on children’s health and development. It sets out the basic concepts that underpin the study of child...

Effective Interventions for Children in Need

Effective Interventions for Children in Need

1st Edition

Barbara Maughan, Michael Little
July 28, 2010

This book sets out the current state of knowledge about what works in reducing impairments to children’s health and development. Little and Maughan’s book applies a high standard of proof and reproduces only the work of the leading intervention scientists from around the world. After discussing the...

The Law and Child Development

The Law and Child Development

1st Edition

Mavis Maclean, Emily Buss
January 04, 2010

This volume asks what legal and socio legal scholarship can contribute to understanding the role of law in the care and development of children. The editors have selected key articles ranging from theoretical analysis to empirical data based research that address the law's approach in the United...

Children's Services in the Developing World

Children's Services in the Developing World

1st Edition

Najat M'Jid, Dwan Kaoukji
November 16, 2009

Children’s services in The Developing World brings together evidence relating to the health and development of children in the global South. It is essential reading for students, scientists, policy makers and practitioners in economically developing countries. The book deals with the effects of...

Defining and Classifying Children in Need

Defining and Classifying Children in Need

1st Edition

Nick Axford
January 15, 2009

Need is a popular but controversial concept in social policy. 'Needs-led' has become a mantra in children's services in recent years, yet theorists still argue about the meaning and value of the concept of 'need'. There are lots of needs assessment at the individual child and population levels, but...

Children in State Care

Children in State Care

1st Edition

June Thoburn, Mark Courtney
January 12, 2009

This volume brings together a selection of the most influential and informative English language refereed journal articles on children in out-of-home care, their birth relatives and carers. The articles, which include empirical research and critiques of policy and practice, are mainly from the UK...

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