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Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System

 
 
 
 
Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System
Author: Jennifer A. Reich
ISBN 13: 9780415947275
ISBN 10: 415947278
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $41.95
 
 

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.