Gender and Child Welfare in Society

Gender and Child Welfare in Society

Editor(s): Brid Featherstone, Carol-Ann Hooper, Jonathan Scourfield, Julie Taylor

Published Online: 30 DEC 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470681862

Online ISBN: 9780470684771

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684771

About this Book

Considers ways in which raising questions about gender can help researchers and practitioners better understand family relationships and issues in children's development

  • Draws on current developments in thinking about gender relations
  • Offers an overview of sociological, psychological and developmental perspectives on family relationships, child welfare outcomes and the practice/policy realities of professional interventions with families
  • Chapters address range of service settings; including family support, child health, education, child protection, domestic violence, 'looked after' children and youth justice

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