Investing in Children

Investing in Children

by Christine Piper



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843923251
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/20/2008
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Christine Piper is Professor of Law at Brunel University. Her research and teaching interests are in child and family law and policy, as well as youth justice and sentencing. She is on the Editorial Board of Child and Family Law Quarterly and is a member of the Criminal Justice Research Group based in BLS and of the Child and Youth Research Centre at Brunel University.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Remodelling the Components: Children, Families and Risk 1. The 'problem' of spending on children 2. Transforming Parliament's children 3. Upgrading risk-based investment in children 4. Reconstructing parental responsibility Part II: The Mechanisms for, and Success of, Investment Policies 5. The science of prevention: constructing and assessing risk 6. Law's role in investment 7. Investing in early intervention: addressing the risk factors 8. The right mix of parents, policy, science and law

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