Silenced angels: the medical, legal, and social aspects of by James Peinkofer

By James Peinkofer

Silenced Angels: The scientific, felony and Social features of Shaken child Syndrome delves into the geographical regions of kid abuse that hasn't ever been explored ahead of in such element. The ebook examines how the actual attack of violent shaking on a tender physique can result in a life of depression or maybe dying. each very important element of this tragic type of baby abuse is analyzed, supplying the reader a extra definitive figuring out of the often called SBS. this is often the 1st publication written solely approximately SBS, that's a hundred% preventable. SBS circumstances could be usually misdiagnosed and are extra usually under-investigated and poorly prosecuted, resulting in a feeling of injustice between households and baby abuse prevention advocates.The writer breaks in the course of the boundaries of miscomprehension, misdiagnosis, and misrepresentation that sometimes bring about extra tragedy and injustice in SBS-related situations. Advocates for baby abuse prevention will achieve larger information regarding SBS to extra their reason behind developing sanatorium and community-based prevention and education schemes. mom and dad and kinfolk of SBS sufferers will locate this publication essential whilst looking clinical and criminal information with their instances.

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Children's Rights in International Politics: The by A. Holzscheiter

By A. Holzscheiter

This booklet offers an perception right into a energetic box of overseas human rights politics -- the security of kids and their rights -- concentrating on the negotiations resulting in the 1989 UN conference at the Rights of the kid. Anna Holzscheiter makes use of a serious discourse-analytical framework to discover different dimensions of strength and exclusion that had an impression at the ultimate provisions inside the conference, dramatically reshaping the id of the kid in foreign politics. little ones have been principally obvious and handled as blameless, susceptible and mute items of grownup charity and compassion till good into the second one half the 20 th century. even if, with the conference at the Rights of the kid, childrens completed the prestige of lively rights-holders and topics less than overseas legislation. Holzscheiter explores the growing to be literature on norm switch in diplomacy and sociological reports of negotiations among states and non-state actors, discussing at size the progressive contribution of NGOs to the drafting approach.

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Supervising Child Protection Practice: What Works?: An by Lynne McPherson, Noel Macnamara

By Lynne McPherson, Noel Macnamara

This booklet provides a version of supervision that's in accordance with either modern conception and examine, that's strongly contextualized to baby and relatives social paintings. It attracts at once from research of in-depth interviews with skilled and publish graduate certified supervisors and supervisees approximately ‘what works’ in supervision. those findings carry ‘news of distinction’ with regards to social paintings supervision providing wish, thought and a modern version of supervisory practice.

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Connecting Children: Care and Family Life in Later Childhood by Kalwant Bhopal, Visit Amazon's Julia Brannen Page, search

By Kalwant Bhopal, Visit Amazon's Julia Brannen Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Julia Brannen, , Ellen Heptinstall

Connecting Children makes a speciality of kid's understandings of care and their perspectives of alternative kin lives. It portrays the lives of kids elderly 11-12 and exhibits how households attach young children in several methods either within the loved ones but additionally of their wider kinship networks. the youngsters studied mirror upon relatives existence and particularly upon occasions the place their very own relatives lives swap dramatically, comparable to while mom and dad divorce or are not able to deal with them. This publication could be of curiosity to these operating in schooling, social paintings, baby care, counselling, social coverage and youth experiences.

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Immigrant Children and the Politics of English-Only: Views by Tom Stritikus

By Tom Stritikus

Stritikus examines the influence of California’s anti-bilingual initiative, Proposition 227, at the schooling of Latinos. He highlights the academics' function in enacting the coverage, learning colleges which constructed their very own Proposition 227 implementation plans. One ended its bilingual software and started a software of English immersion, and a moment maintained its bilingual software via acquiring parental waivers. utilizing sociocultural research of school room remark facts, Stritikus exhibits how Proposition 227 implementation legitimized questionable academic perform and made potent instructing more challenging. His examine records how academics’ activities lower than the coverage have been heavily hooked up to their political and pedagogical ideologies

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Creating Young Martyrs: Conditions That Make Dying in a by Alice LoCicero

By Alice LoCicero

The authors clarify how and why we needs to comprehend the stipulations that spur youths to turn into martyrs through making them imagine suicide bombings and different acts of self-destructive terrorism are as a way to die. LoCicero and Sinclair current state of the art learn and concept concerning the political, social, and residing stipulations that elevate the chance of kids determining to hitch firms that use terrorist strategies, and, having joined, to volunteer for missions within which they deliberately die whereas inflicting loss of life and destruction, so one can make an influence. both vital, LoCicero and Sinclair provide concrete feedback approximately how traditional american citizens may help decrease and stop terrorism worldwide.

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Kids Need...: Parenting Cards for Families and the People by Mark Hamer

By Mark Hamer

What's the distinction among kid's 'needs' and kid's 'wants'? How should still mom and dad reply to the altering calls for in their young ones? Do varied youngsters want an identical issues? "Kids' Needs", an attractively illustrated set of playing cards and guide e-book, is an leading edge device for practitioners interested by the overview of kids in need.Designed to slot the British government's 'common overview framework' for the review of youngsters in want, those playing cards current an inventive and exact method of assessing parenting and dealing with households and carers to discover perceptions of what youngsters actually need. The playing cards are divided into 'children need', 'children occasionally desire' and 'children don't desire' with various situations akin to 'a room in their own', 'to be believed', 'to make blunders' and 'to stopover at relatives and friends'. those situations aid mom and dad contemplate their parenting variety and strategies.

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives by Savita Malhotra, Paramala Santosh

By Savita Malhotra, Paramala Santosh

This is a complete quantity on concerns and matters in terms of baby and adolescent psychological overall healthiness in Asia, together with contributions from specialists in baby psychiatry from Asia and different elements of the realm. The chapters offer exact and precise bills of the present country of information integrating learn methods and findings from scientific reviews. every one bankruptcy discusses current info, emphasizes components of progress and gives clean insights on a selected subject particularly as those may relate to Asian populations. The publication integrates a variety of scientific and clinical views on psychiatric issues in youngsters and kids with a spotlight on Asia.

The numerous sections care for very important issues in baby and adolescent psychiatry: the present realizing of psychological issues and the ways that attainable affects may possibly paintings within the improvement of psychopathology; substance use problems, their neurobiological correlates and implications for the constructing mind; early environmental affects within the psychopathology of psychiatric problems in youngsters; problems with parenting, baby rearing and cultural practices in Asia, which impact character improvement and edition; life-long effect of early parental loss; early prognosis and intervention in spotting and treating psychopathology; psychopharmacology of neurodevelopmental problems in teenagers; non-pharmacological remedies for kids; psychological wellbeing and fitness hole, and telepsychiatry as an leading edge version to supply prone for kids; and a urgent want for a complete baby psychological health and wellbeing coverage throughout international locations.

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The Cultural Significance of the Child Star (Routledge by Jane O'Connor

By Jane O'Connor

The baby superstar is an iconic determine in Western society representing a becoming cultural development which idolises, castigates and fetishises clone of the appropriate, blameless and lovely baby. during this e-book, Jane O’Connor explores the paradoxical prestige of the kid celebrity who's either loved and reviled in modern society. Drawing on present debates concerning the commercialisation and sexualisation of adolescence and fears approximately teenagers ‘growing up too soon’, she identifies adverse media realization round baby stars as indicative of broader social issues concerning the ‘correct’ function and position of kids when it comes to normative beliefs of youth. via connection with large empirical examples of ways baby stars corresponding to Shirley Temple, Macaulay Culkin, Charlotte Church and Jackie Coogan were built within the media, this e-book illustrates either the powerlessness and the ability held through this tiny band of kids, and demonstrates their value as representatives of the general public face of early life during the 20th century and beyond.

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