Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System (Perspectives on Gender) (Paperback)

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In Fixing Families, Jennifer Reich takes us inside Child Protective Services for an in-depth look at the entire organization. Following families from the beginning of a case to its discharge, Reich shows how parents negotiate with the state for custody of their children, and how being held accountable to the state affects a family.

About the Author


Jennifer A. Reich is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Denver.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415947275
ISBN-10: 0415947278
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 1st, 2005
Pages: 356
Language: English
Series: Perspectives on Gender