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EDUC1203 Module Reading List

Children, Young People, Families and the State, 2021/22, Semester 2
Delyth Edwards
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General readings

Alcock, P., M. May and S. Wright (eds) (2012) The student’s companion to social policy (4th Ed),West Sussex,Wiley-Blackwell.

Archard, D. (2003) Children, family and the state. Aldershot, Ashgate.

Dwyer, P. and Shaw, S. (2013)  An introduction to social policy, London,Sage.

Harrison, M., Sanders, T., 2014, Social policies and social control: new perspectives on the 'not-so-big society'. Bristol, Policy Press.

McCauley, Colette, 2006, Enhancing the well-being of children and families through effective interventions : international evidence for practice, London, Jessica Kingsley.

Nijnatten, C. V.  (2010) Children's agency, children's welfare : a dialogical approach to child development, policy and practice, Bristol, Policy Press.

Parton, N. (2014) The politics of child protection : contemporary developments and future directions ISBN: 9781137269300 (e-book); 9781137269294 (pbk.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 


Qvortrup, J. et al, 2009, The Palgrave handbook of childhood studies, Basingstoke, Palgrave.

Thomas, N. (2002) Children, Family and the State: Decision-Making and child participation. Bristol: Policy Press.

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This list was last updated on 02/01/2019