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Advocating for Children and Families in an Emerging Democracy : The Post Soviet Experience in Lithuania - Judy W. Kugelmass

Advocating for Children and Families in an Emerging Democracy

The Post Soviet Experience in Lithuania

By: Judy W. Kugelmass (Editor), Dennis J. Ritchie (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 2003
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Mission Statement: This book investigates issues surrounding the creation of social policy and support systems for children and families in this emerging democracy. Approaches advocated by progressively oriented Lithuanian educators, mental health and human service professionals toward addressing these conditions are presented by Lithuanian and American educators and mental health practitioners who have been working toward the development of democratically based social institutions.

Series Editors' Introductionp. ix
The Emerging Democracy of Lithuania: A Society in Transition and Its Childrenp. 1
The American Professional Partnership for Lithuanian Education (Apple): A Model for Successful Partnership and Action Research as a Vehicle for Educational Changep. 27
Changing the System of Services for Children At Risk: The Lithuanian Experiencep. 43
Education in Post-Soviet Lithuania and the Inclusion of Children with Special Educational Needsp. 63
Social Work in Lithuania: The Emergence of a New Profession and Its Entry into the Education Systemp. 93
Children's Policy and Children's Rightsp. 113
First Things First: The Orphans of Alantap. 135
About the Contributorsp. 149
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ISBN: 9781930608474
ISBN-10: 1930608470
Series: Research in Global Child Advocacy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.41