Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 June 2006

320 Pages | 27 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195169355

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Child Protection in America

Past, Present, and Future

John E. B. Myers

  • -Integrates the history of child protection with current problems and ideas to improve the system and reduce child maltreatment
  • -Argues that child protection in America is largely a success story, despite major flaws, and offers solutions for strengthening the courts and child welfare system
  • -Challenges all those concerned with child welfare to rethink attitudes about the causes of and solutions to child abuse and neglect.

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