Table of contents for Children, family responsibilities, and the state / edited by Craig Lind and Heather Keating.

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1. Introduction: Responsible Parents and a Responsible State: Craig Lind and Heather Keating.
2. Adoption support and the negotiation of ambivalence in family policy and children’s services: Barry Luckock.
3. Making and Breaking Family Life: Adoption, the State and Human Rights: Sonia Harris-Short.
4. The state as parent: The reluctant parent? The problems of parents of last resort: Judith Masson.
5. Child Maltreatment in Diverse Households: Challenges to Child Care Law, Theory and Practice: Julia Brophy.
6. Perspectives on Parenting Responsibility: Contextualising Values and Practices: Val Gillies.
7. Holding Parents to Account: Tough on Children, Tough on the Causes of Children?: Laurence Koffman.
8. Youth Crime: Whose Responsibility?: Alex Newbury.
9. Governing Parenting: Is there a case for a policy review and statement of parenting rights and responsibilities?: Clem Henricson.
10. The ‘Change for Children’ Agenda in England: Towards the ‘Preventive-Surveillance State’: Nigel Parton

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Parent and child (Law) -- Great Britain.
Adoption -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Parenting -- Government policy -- Great Britain.