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Title Combatting child abuse : international perspectives and trends / edited by Neil Gilbert.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages) : illustrations.
Series Child welfare.
Child welfare (Oxford University Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. Child protective orientation. -- United States: California's reporting system -- Canada: Trends and issues in child welfare -- England: Child abuse reports, responses, and reforms. -- II. Family service orientation--mandatory reporting. -- Sweden: Towards a deresidualization of Swedish child welfare policy and practice? -- Denmark: Voluntary placements as a family support -- Finland: Child abuse as a family problem. -- III. Family service orientation--nonmandatory reporting. -- Belgium: An alternative approach to child abuse reporting and treatment -- The Netherlands: Responding to abuse--compassion or control? -- Germany: A nonpunitive model -- Conclusion: A comparative perspective.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Child abuse -- Reporting -- Cross-cultural studies.
Abused children -- Services for -- Cross-cultural studies.
Child abuse -- Prevention -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Gilbert, Neil, 1940-
Other Form: Print version: Combatting child abuse. New York : Oxford University Press, 1997 (DLC) 96016327
ISBN 1429415592 (electronic bk.)
9781429415590 (electronic bk.)