Gender and child welfare in society

Brid Featherstone, Carol-Ann Hooper, Jonathan Scourfield, Julie Taylor

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Abstract / Description of output

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. It draws on current developments in thinking about gender relations and 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 in the book address range of service settings; including family support, child health, education, child protection, domestic violence, ‘looked after’ children and youth justice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages310
ISBN (Print)978-0-470-68186-2
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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