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Child Abuse, Child Development, and Social Policy
Language: en
Pages: 455
Authors: Dante Cicchetti, Sheree L. Toth
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Praeger

This book is devoted to the problems of family violence, child abuse, and child maltreatment, including the legal, social, psychological, and community issues. Articles contained in this volume are as follows: (1) "Child Maltreatment Research and Social Policy: The Neglected Nexus" (D. Cicchetti and S. Toth); (2) "Defining Child Maltreatment:
Child Development and Social Policy
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: J. Lawrence Aber, Sandra J. Bishop-Josef, Stephanie M. Jones, Kathryn Taaffe McLearn, Deborah A. Phillips
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

Over the past 25 years, the intersection of developmental psychology and public policy has become an increasingly active and important domain for researchers, policymakers, children's rights advocates, and practitioners. At the forefront of the child development research and social policy movement is Edward Zigler, whose “knowledge for action” approach has
Encyclopedia of Human Ecology: A-H
Language: en
Pages: 760
Authors: Richard M. Lerner, Lawrence B. Schiamberg, Pamela M. Anderson, Trustees of Tufts University Staff
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Examines the way people interact with both natural and man-made environments from many aspects of study, including biology, psychology, sociology, and environmental science.
Social Policy for Children and Families
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jeffrey M. Jenson, Mark W. Fraser
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-05 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this book, the authors argue that a public health framework rooted in ecological theory and based on principles of risk, protection, and resilience is a useful conceptual model for the design of social policy across the substantive areas of child welfare, education, mental health, health, developmental disabilities, substance use,
Child Welfare and Social Policy
Language: en
Pages: 558
Authors: Harry Hendrick
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-16 - Publisher: Policy Press

This book provides an essential one-stop introduction to the key concepts, issues, policies and practices affecting child welfare, with particular emphasis on the changing nature of the relationship between child welfare and social policy. No other book brings together such a wide selection of material to form an attractive and