Gender and Child Welfare in Society

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

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages310
ISBN (Electronic)9780470684771
ISBN (Print)9780470681862
Publication statusPublished - 30 Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes


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