Deeply searching and challenging collection of socio-cultural and critical explorations of the issues facing children, their families and children's services in today's society. This book is at the cutting edge of the latest thinking on the subject.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Protecting children, projecting childhood Craig Newnes 1
Part 1 Just kids?
1 Children and childhood constructed Craig Newnes 7
2 Constructing innocence and risk as a rationale for intervention Melissa Burkett 33
3 The Stolen Generations: The forced removal of First Peoples children in Australia Pat Dudgeon Carmen Cubillo Abigail Bray 50
4 Children and austerity Carl Harris 82
5 Single motherhood Laura Golding 102
6 Considering the relationship between vulnerability and child sexual exploitation Adele Gladman 122
Part 2 Just services?
7 The rights of parents and children in regard to children receiving psychiatric diagnoses and drugs Peter R. Breggin 145
8 'Learning-disabled children' Katnerine Runswick-Cole Dan Goodley 162
9 Children and electroconvulsive therapy Craig Newnes 181
10 Looking after children: Love, meaning and connection Carolyn McQueen 203
11 Don't blame the parents: Is it possible to develop non-blaming models of parental causation of distress? Rudi Dallos 212
12 The children's disability living allowance form: Policing dependency with a boundary object Orly Klein Carl Walker 231
About the contributors 247
Name Index 251
Subject Index 254