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Gender and Child Welfare in Society

Featherstone, Brid; Hooper, C-A .; Scourfield, J. and Taylor, J. eds. (2010). Gender and Child Welfare in Society. Chichester: Wiley.

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Considers ways in which raising questions about gender can help researchers and practitioners better understand family relationships and issues in children's development.

Draws on current developments in thinking about gender relations.
Offers an overview of sociological, psychological and developmental perspectives on family relationships, child welfare outcomes and the practice/policy realities of professional interventions with families.
Chapters address range of service settings; including family support, child health, education, child protection, domestic violence, 'looked after' children and youth justice.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2010 Wiley
ISBN: 0-470-68186-1, 978-0-470-68186-2
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Item ID: 30205
Depositing User: Brigid Featherstone
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2011 12:45
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:57
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