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Author Gallagher-Mackay, Kelly, author
Title Succeeding together? : schools, child welfare, and uncertain public responsibility for abused or neglected children / Kelly Gallagher-Mackay
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2017]
©2017
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 人文社會聯圖  LC4801 .G35 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020539607
Descript viii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-205) and index
Collective responsibility for maltreated children and its dilemmas -- Separate spheres and closed systems: reporting and communication between schools and child protection -- Schools "disciplining" families' cultural difference through child protection -- Not "in the game of maximizing potential": corporate parenthood, policy silence, and limited services for children who stay at home -- Regulating aspirations: teachers' responsibility and "the whole child" -- Between labour and love: individualizing teachers' responsibility for the work of care -- Conclusion - revisiting the dilemmas of collective responsibility: implications for research, practice, and policy
"Growing attention has focused on the education of children in the child welfare system, particularly those in foster care, but ninety-two percent of children in the child welfare system stay with their parents and their educational needs receive little attention. Succeeding Together? is an institutional ethnography that analyses front-line accounts from mothers, teachers, and child welfare workers to explore the educational issues facing abused and neglected children outside of foster care. Kelly Gallagher-Mackay examines the complex policy framework and underlying assumptions that shape the practice of collective responsibility for this vulnerable group, shining a light on the implications of their status in-between private and public responsibility. Gallagher-Mackay breaks down collective responsibility into three areas: surveillance and the duty to report, child welfare's poorly defined responsibility to provide educational supports, and the privatized nature of teachers' professional responsibility for caring. The involvement of child welfare represents a public judgment that there should be strong, proactive, and coordinated intervention to ensure protection and well-being. Succeeding Together? reveals significant shortfalls in coordination and commitment to the well-being of society's most vulnerable"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Abused children -- Education
Abused children -- Care
Child welfare
School social work
Teacher-student relationships
Education -- Parent participation
Enfants négligés -- Éducation
Enfants négligés -- Soins
Jeunesse -- Protection, assistance, etc
Service social scolaire
Relations enseignants-élèves
Éducation -- Participation des parents
Abused children -- Care. fast (OCoLC)fst00794811
Abused children -- Education. fast (OCoLC)fst00794813
Child welfare. fast (OCoLC)fst00854709
Education -- Parent participation. fast (OCoLC)fst00902710
School social work. fast (OCoLC)fst01107783
Teacher-student relationships. fast (OCoLC)fst01144236
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