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Children, family and the state: Decision-making and child participation
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Children, family and the state: Decision-making and child participation (Paperback)

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What part should children take in decisions about their lives? Does their need to be involved in decisions conflict with adult responsibility for their welfare? In its search for answers to these questions, Children, family and the state examines different theories of childhood, children's rights and the relationship between children, parents and the state. Focusing on children who are looked after by the state, it reviews the changing objectives of the care system and the extent to which children have been involved in decisions about their care.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesWelfare & benefit systemsChild welfare Publisher: Policy Press Publication Date: 11/10/2002 ISBN-13: 9781861344489  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Nigel Thomas is Professor of Childhood and Youth Research at the University of Central Lancashire. He was a social work practitioner and manager for many years before taking up an academic career.

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