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Child Protection: An Introduction

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781412920926
Author(s): Chris Beckett
Format: Paperback
Year: 2007
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Sage Publications (CA)
Dimensions: 189 x 230 x 13 (w x l x h)
Pages: 232

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Praise for the First Edition: 'All readers will be drawn to the style of the book as well as its content. The structure will make sure that it is not just a 'one-off', being read as part of a course of study, but a book which is used frequently as a source of reference' - Child Abuse Review The Second Edition of this best-selling textbook provides students and practitioners with a broad introduction to, and critical analysis of, the complex issues involved in child protection work. Beckett unpacks these complexities in a clear and engaging way, all the time encouraging reflection and debate through such features as case examples and interactive exercises. The book is fully comprehensive, considering key topics such as: the consequences for children of abuse and neglect; the reasons why some adults abuse and neglect children; the personal challenges involved in doing child protection work; and the organizational framework within which child protection work takes place.
Other key features of this thoroughly revised Second Edition include: ' Fully updated content: the book has been revised to incorporate new literature, research, legal and policy developments, including the recent Working Together guidelines ' Two new chapters: these comprise a chapter on domestic violence in families, and a chapter on bringing about change ' Interprofessional appeal: the author addresses all the professionals involved in child Please click here to ask a question
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