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Fixing Families

Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System

By Jennifer A. Reich

Routledge – 2005 – 368 pages

Series: Perspectives on Gender

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    August 29th 2005
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Description

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.

Author Bio

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

Name: Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jennifer A. Reich. 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...
Categories: Sociology & Social Policy