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Author Reich, Jennifer A.

Title Fixing families : parents, power, and the child welfare system / Jennifer A. Reich
Published New York : Routledge, 2005


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Description xi, 356 pages ; 24 cm
Series Perspectives on gender
Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Perspectives on gender.
Contents Introduction -- Child protection in a historical perspective -- The hated do-gooders : social work in context -- Expected parental behavior : theorizing subordination and deference in investigations -- Reforming parents, reunifying families -- Court-ordered empowerment and the reformation of mothers in CPS -- Biology and conformity : expectations of fathers -- Beyond reunification : when families cannot be fixed -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-309) and index
Subject Child welfare -- United States.
Family social work -- United States.
Dysfunctional families -- Services for -- United States.
LC no. 2004030689
ISBN 041594726X (hardcover : alk. paper)
0415947278 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Parents, power, and the child welfare system