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Children's hearings and the love that binds: reflections on community, discipline and exile: the ninth Kilbrandon lecture

Author:
MARSHALL Kathleen
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Government
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
51p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

The 9th Kilbrandon Lecture presented by Kathleen Marshall, at Glasgow University. The main themes proposed are: that many of our most needy young people live in exile from their communities; that they can be exiled through neglect, abuse or loveless discipline or punishment; that they can be brought home through love, loving discipline and their longing for community; and that the children’s hearing has a central role in pre-empting their exile and effecting their homecoming.

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A good childhood: searching for values in a competitive age

Author:
LAYARD Richard
Publisher:
Penguin
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
238p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

The issue of whether childhood has been spoilt by broken homes, junk food, alcohol and exam stress are discussed with concern by parents, teachers, the media, etc. This book is the result of the biggest enquiry ever into the condition of childhood in the UK. Beginning by asking if there is a problem, it discusses family, friends, lifestyle, values, schooling, mental health and inequalities.

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Factfile 2005/06: facts and figures about Scotland's children

Author:
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S HOME SCOTLAND
Publisher:
National Children's Home
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
316p.
Place of publication:
London
Journal

Scottish Child

Publisher:
Scottish Child
Journal

Highlight

Publisher:
National Children's Bureau

The Highlight series provide comprehensive research summaries and expert guides to influential reports and legislation.

Journal

Children UK

Publisher:
National Children's Bureau

This Journal has been continued as Children Now.

Journal

Concern

Publisher:
National Children's Bureau

This title has now ceased publication.

Journal

Children Now

Publisher:
Haymarket

Contains news and current issues in the area of children's services. This title was published by Haymarket in association with the National Children's Bureau.  In 5th September 2007 this title was merged with Young People Now, and published under the new title of 'Children and Young People Now'.  Articles from this journal are indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal article

Latin American street children: problem, programmes and critique

Authors:
CARRIZOSA Susana Ortiz de, POERTNER John
Journal article citation:
International Social Work, 35(4), October 1992, pp.405-413.
Publisher:
Sage

Examines the problem of street children in Latin America and the role of social work in community responses. The extent of the problem is reviewed along with the four major existing responses. Several difficulties confronting social workers in responding to this problem are reviewed. It is the position of the authors that several approaches are required to address this difficult problem...

Journal article

Street children of Rio de Janeiro

Author:
LUSK Mark W.
Journal article citation:
International Social Work, 35(3), July 1992, pp.293-305.
Publisher:
Sage

Street children of Rio de Janeiro were observed in two field studies of four months each using a combination of key informant interviews, ethnographic techniques and in-depth interviews of a sample of 103 children. A typology of four distinct groups emerged which reflected the varying circumstances of the children's family and work situation. Most of the youngsters were found to maintain family

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