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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Juliet F Gainsborough; Project Muse.
|ISBN:||9781589016156 1589016157 9781589017078 1589017072|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 207 p. :) ill.|
|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 series|
|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