- provides a unique focus on the margins of the child protection system
- engages in current debates in social theory and social research
- makes suggestions for policy and practice
Black Children and the Child Protection System (G. Singh).
Young Carers––The Contradictions of Being a Child Carer (E. Blyth & A. Waddell).
Children and Adolescents Who Sexually Abuse (H. Masson).
ISSUES OF GENDER AND GENERATION.
Mothering and the Child Protection System (B. Featherstone).
Child Protection and Domestic Violence: Pointers for Practitioners (A. Ashworth & M. Erooga).
Ageism, Violence and Abuse––Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on the Links between ′Child Abuse′ and ′Elder Abuse′ (J. Hearn).
ISSUES OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND INTER–AGENCY WORKING.
Decision–Making in Case Conferences––Meeting Whose Needs? (N. Kelly & Judith Milner).
Schools and Child Protection (E. Blyth & H. Cooper).
Primary Prevention in Child Protection: The Role of the Health Visitor (S. Smith).
The Location of Child Protection in Relation to the Current Emphasis on Core Policing (C. Adams & C. Horrocks).
AN OVERVIEW OF THE RESIDENTIAL CARE SYSTEM.
′Being There′: Residential Care of Children and Young People (C. Horrocks & K. Karban).
Sexuality, Sexual Abuse and Children′s Home––Oppression or Protection? (L. Green & W. Parkin).
Preventing Institutional Abuse: An Exploration of Children′s Rights, Needs and Participation in Residential Care (J. Myers, et al.).