Child Safety: Problem And Prevention From Pre-school To Adolescence: A Handbook For Professionals by Bill GillhamChild Safety: Problem And Prevention From Pre-school To Adolescence: A Handbook For Professionals by Bill Gillham

Child Safety: Problem And Prevention From Pre-school To Adolescence: A Handbook For Professionals

EditorBill Gillham, James Thompson

Paperback | May 2, 1996

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Child safety is everybody's concern, but much professional activity is misinformed or based on a misrepresentation of the facts, and preventative action is rarely adequately evaluated. Written and edited by leading researchers with an active role in social policy, this new book challenges both our understanding of the problem of child safety and points to the impotence of "educational" approaches based on "knowledge enhancement". The strong message is that improving children's knowledge has little or no effect on their behaviour. From the physical abuse of young children to drug abuse in adolescence, this book presents a radical new perspective on a key social issue.
Thomson, the son of a Scottish clergyman, was educated for the ministry at Edinburgh University but went instead to London, where he joined Alexander Pope's literary circle. His boyhood in the country greatly influenced his mature poetry. The Seasons (1730), a series of nature poems, grew to more than 5,000 lines in its final version; ...
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Title:Child Safety: Problem And Prevention From Pre-school To Adolescence: A Handbook For ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:May 2, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415124778

ISBN - 13:9780415124775

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