First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
'An extremely useful anthology, pulling together a number of very important pieces of research with common themes and issues…it will be a relief for managers and practitioners in child care agencies toread this book, which aims to be realistic and honest about the current situation and what can be achieved, and to understand better why moving to a more balanced approach can seem to be such an uphill struggle.' - Adoption and Fostering
'This is an important and timely book and should be essential reading for everyone professionally involved in child protection.' - Community Care
'This book provides a very good range of views on a complex, important and topical issue. The contributions are all well written and thought-provoking. The range of perspectives offered is impressive.' - Child and Family Social Work