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Secure accommodation in child care, between hospital and prison or thereabouts?, Robert Harris and Noel Timms

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Summary
For some children secure accommodation seems to be the only way to control their disparate number of ""problems"". But why is this so, and from what criteria do social work professionals decide that a child should be put into secure accommodation? In Secure Accommodation in Child Care the authors use an empirical study of secure accommodation as a basis for an analysis of the relations between the state, the family and the ""difficult"" child. By looking at court procedures, social workers and the children themselves they explain how professionals and children make sense of their worl
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Prologue; Acknowledgements; Part I Theoretical background; 1 Secure accommodation outlined; SECURE ACCOMMODATION: AMBIGUITY IN ACTION; JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEMES AND ISSUES; SECURE ACCOMMODATION: THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; SECURE ACCOMMODATION: TOWARDS LEGISLATIVE CHANGE; CONCLUSION; 2 The state, the family and the child; SOME HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS; 'PERSPECTIVES' ON CHILD-CARE POLICY: A CRITIQUE; RIGHTS, NEEDS AND INTERESTS: AMBIGUITY IN ACTION; TOWARDS A CONCLUSION; 3 Young devils...or angels with dirty faces?
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (209 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781134924318

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