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In Whose Best Interest? : Child Welfare Reform in the Progressive Era - Susan Tiffin

In Whose Best Interest?

Child Welfare Reform in the Progressive Era

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Published: 29th April 1982
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?This well-organized ... account of turn-of-the-century child-saving efforts focuses on the treatment of dependent and neglected children, including the orphaned, destitute, deserted, illegitimate, and ill-treated. Providing ample documentation of nineteenth-century practices ... the author traces the professionalization of child welfare reform, examining legislative initiatives and bureaucratic growth as well as new methods of treatment and care. Concentrating on the philosophical underpinnings of the movement, Tiffin captures the flavor of the Progressive era....?-American Journal of Education

ISBN: 9780313229442
ISBN-10: 0313229449
Series: Contributions to the Study of Childhood & Youth
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 29th April 1982
Publisher: ABC-Clio
Volume Number: 1
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.558