Disposable Children: America's Child Welfare System / Edition 1

Disposable Children: America's Child Welfare System / Edition 1

by Renny Golden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534264662

ISBN-13: 9780534264666

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning


An ethnographic look at the trials of children caught in the juvenile justice system.

Overview


An ethnographic look at the trials of children caught in the juvenile justice system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534264666
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
A volume in the Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. Introduction. I. WHOSE FAMILY VALUES? WHOSE BEST INTERESTS? 1. Who is Saved? 2. Poverty''''s Child. 3. An American Tragedy: Disposable Children. 4. Stubborn Children and Vagabonds. 5. Child Saving Institutionalized. II. ADVOCATES AND PATHFINDERS. 6. Chicago: A Cargo of Lost Children: The Context for Case Study Chapters 7-9. 7. Family Preservation vs. Children''''s Rights. 8. Private Agencies: The Good News and the Bad. 9. Advocates for the Unworthiest of the Unworthy. 10. Delivering Services or Building Community? 11. Community Building: Resurrecting the Disposable. Index.

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