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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gainsborough, Juliet F.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Juliet F Gainsborough
|Awards:||Winner of Urban Politics Section: Best Book Award (United States).
Winner of Best Book in Urban Affairs (United States).
Winner of Charles A. Levine Memorial Book Prize (United States).
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 207 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Introduction: child welfare and the politics of scandal --
The swinging pendulum: child welfare policy at the national level --
States, scandals, and child welfare policy --
Florida: scandal, electoral politics, and leadership change --
Colorado: investigative journalism, local control, and minor reform --
New Jersey: scandals, courts, and ongoing reform --
Conclusions: scandalous politics.
|Series Title:||American governance and public policy.|
|Responsibility:||Juliet F. Gainsborough.|
Gainsborough's book deserves to be a classic text because it sheds light on an under-studied area of social policy ... I recommend this work to anyone interested in the politics of social policy