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

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


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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