Whose Best Interest?

Whose Best Interest?

Author: Rene Howitt

Publisher: Encore DTP

ISBN: 9781683146216

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 260

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A child advocate’s true story of attempts to save two neglected and abused children frequently taken away and returned to their parents, is an expose of the failures of Family Services to protect children in the system and reveals the irreparable damage to the children that results.
Domestic Reforms
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Chris Clarkson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: UBC Press

British Columbia inherited a legal system that granted married men control over most family property and imposed few obligations on them toward their wives and children. Yet from the 1860s onward, lawmakers throughout the Anglo-American world, including legislators on the Pacific Coast, began to grant women and children new rights.
Handbook on Ethical Issues in Aging
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Tanya F. Johnson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Because long-term aging has created a "new generation" of older adults, some new issues are emerging which need to be addressed from an ethical perspective--elder abuse, physician assisted suicide, dementia, intergenerational equity, guardianship, and living wills. Johnson offers both a resource on ethics and aging with a historical perspective and
Children with Parents in Prison
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Creasie Hairston
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Adults are being incarcerated in the United States at an ever-escalating rate, and child welfare professionals are encountering growing numbers of children who have parents in prison. Current estimates indicate that as many as 1.5 million children have an incarcerated parent; many thousands of others have experienced the incarceration of
White Mother to a Dark Race
Language: en
Pages: 557
Authors: Margaret D. Jacobs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, indigenous communities in the United States and Australia suffered a common experience at the hands of state authorities: the removal of their children to institutions in the name of assimilating American Indians and protecting Aboriginal people. Although officially characterized as benevolent, these
Tracheostomy
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Claudia Russell, Basil Matta
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is written by a multidisciplinary team of authors to give a unique perspective of this increasingly widely-used technique.