Changing Families, Changing Welfare: Family Centres and the Welfare State

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Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992 - Child welfare - 180 pages
This is a case study of the shifting boundary between family and state in Britain from the mid 1970s to 1990. The book describes a variety of family centres and shows how they have responded to the crises in child welfare and social work. The book also considers the issues of gender in policy.

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Family centres observed
the politics of childhood
motherhood and the state

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