Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System

Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System

by Jennifer A. Reich
     
 

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In Fixing Families, Jennifer Reich takes us inside Child Protective Services for an in-depth look at the entire organization. Following families from the beginning of a case to its discharge, Reich shows how parents negotiate with the state for custody of their children, and how being held accountable to the state affects a family.

Overview

In Fixing Families, Jennifer Reich takes us inside Child Protective Services for an in-depth look at the entire organization. Following families from the beginning of a case to its discharge, Reich shows how parents negotiate with the state for custody of their children, and how being held accountable to the state affects a family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136075544
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Perspectives on Gender
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Jennifer A. Reich is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Denver.

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