This book questions the relationship between personal morality and political will, challenging the assumption that changing society is merely a matter of changing attitudes and highlights the pitfalls associated with formulating social reform
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Good intentions into social action; Child abuse and the regulation of male power; Juridification in the protection of the Scottish child; Doing good for children; mission impossible?; The James Bulger trial: good or bad for guilty or innocent children?; Real and imagined communities and families; Observing children's rights; A different world for children; Bibliography and further reading; Name index; Subject index
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