Children at Risk in America History, Concepts, and Public Policy
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Description: This collection of essays addresses 20th-century historical and contemporary issues regarding children who are considered to be at risk. The essays explore the language of risk as it is used by the courts, the schools, governmental agencies, and child advocates, those who discover risks and create correctives for children who both need protection and threaten to disturb the social order. Paper edition (unseen), $17.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 12/8/1992
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Historical Public Discourse|
|Child Saving in Modern America 1870s-1990s|
|Status Offenders, Criminal Offenders, and Children "At Risk" in Early Twentieth-Century Juvenile Court|
|Structuring Risks: The Making of Urban School Order|
|Reconceptualizing Children at Risk|
|Making Controversy: Who's "At Risk?"|
|Children's Legal Rights? A Historical Look at a Legal Paradox|
|Inventing the Problem Child: "At Risk" Children in the Child Guidance Movement of the 1920s and 1930s|
|Contemporary Public Discourse|
|Children at Risk: Students in Special Education|
|Language and Ethnicity as Factors in School Failure: The Case of Mexican-Americans|
|Adolescent Pregnancy and Child Support|
|Reversing the Poverty Cycle with Job-Based Education|
|Public Policy and Child Care: The Question of Quality|
|Public Policy and Child Protection|