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Gainsborough, Juliet F
Scandalous politics : child welfare policy in the States / Juliet F. Gainsborough
Alternate Title Child welfare policy in the States
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HV741 .G35 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Child welfare -- United States
Children -- Government policy -- United States
Subject United States -- Social policy
Subject(s) Child abuse -- United States -- Prevention
Physical Description xiii, 207 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-190) and index
Contents Introduction: child welfare and the politics of scandal -- The swinging pendulum: child welfare policy at the national level -- States, scandals, and child welfare policy -- Florida: scandal, electoral politics, and leadership change -- Colorado: investigative journalism, local control, and minor reform -- New Jersey: scandals, courts, and ongoing reform -- Conclusions: scandalous politics
Series American governance and public policy

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