Who Cares for the Children?: A Case Study of Policies and Practices / Edition 1

Who Cares for the Children?: A Case Study of Policies and Practices / Edition 1

by Allen W. Imershein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1882289315

ISBN-13: 9781882289318

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Studying poor and at-risk children, the policies developed for them and the programs that serve them, "Who Cares for the Children?" asks how well human services respond to children's needs.

Author Biography: Allen W. Imershein, Professor of Sociology at The Florida State University was the founder and former director of the FSU Institute for Health and Human

Overview

Studying poor and at-risk children, the policies developed for them and the programs that serve them, "Who Cares for the Children?" asks how well human services respond to children's needs.

Author Biography: Allen W. Imershein, Professor of Sociology at The Florida State University was the founder and former director of the FSU Institute for Health and Human Services Research (IHHSR). Mary K. P. Mathis completed her Ph.D. in sociology from The Florida State University. She served as the Project Manager for the State of the Child study at IHHSR. After completing a post-doctoral program at Emery University and the Centers for Disease Control, she is currently doing epidemiological studies for the state of Georgia. C. Aaron McNeece, Professor of Social Work and former Associate Dean in the School of Social Work at FSU, is the current director of IHHSR.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882289318
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Reynolds Series in Sociology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Children's Needs and State Practices: Analysis of a National Problem Chapter 2 Key Issues and Problems in Research on State Policymaking Chapter 3 Children in Poverty and the Demographics of Children Chapter 4 Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood Chapter 5 Juvenile Justice Chapter 6 Foster Care and Child Protective Services Chapter 7 Education Chapter 8 Infant Mortality Chapter 9 Prevention and Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers Chapter 10 Child Health and Child Health Policy Chapter 11 About the Authors Chapter 12 Index

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