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The Backlash : Child Protection Under Fire - John E. B. Myers

The Backlash

Child Protection Under Fire

By: John E. B. Myers (Editor)

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Published: 1st August 1994
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This controversial work counters the forces that are discrediting allegations and suppressing recognition of the alarming incidence of child abuse in our society. John Myers brings together the work of experts to make the volume crucial reading for anyone concerned with this critical debate.



The book begins with an historical and sociological exploration of the issue. The Backlash then focuses on the experiences of various public bodies charged with child protection, such as Child Protective Services in the United States and their opponents, for example Victims of Child Abuse Laws (VOCAL). The volume also examines the backlash in Europe with a case study from The Netherlands and concludes with a survey of backlash literature and recommendations for responding to this attack on child protection.

Introduction
The 'Backlash' and the Future of Child Abuse Advocacy
Insights from the Study of Social Issues
Definition and Origins of the Backlash against Child Protection
The Backlash from the Perspective of a County Child Protective Services Administrator
The Perspective from Victims of Child Abuse Laws - VOCAL
Backlash and Child Protective Services from the Perspective of a State CPS Administrator
The Backlash in Europe
Real Anxiety or Mass Hysteria in The Netherlands? A Preliminary Study of the Oude Pekela Crisis
The Literature of the Backlash
Responding to the Backlash
Recommendations
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ISBN: 9780803954045
ISBN-10: 0803954042
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st August 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.86
Weight (kg): 0.22