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The Future of Child Protection

How to Break the Cycle of Abuse and Neglect

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$39.00 • £33.95 • €35.95

ISBN 9780674007239

Publication Date: 09/30/2001


296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

43 tables


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Through a carefully balanced analysis, The Future of Child Protection advances the policy debate beyond the ‘child abuse as a problem of poverty’ and the ‘criminalization of child abuse’ perspectives in the current literature. Waldfogel develops a powerful case for the reform of the CPS system through a differential response model—a compelling alternative that policy makers are well-advised to study. The book is clearly written and the scholarship first-rate.—Neil Gilbert, University of California, Berkeley

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