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The DeShaney case : child abuse, family rights, and the dilemma of state intervention

Author: Lynne Curry; Winnebago County (Wis.). Department of Social Services.
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Does the Constitution protect children from violent parents? This book discusses domestic relations, child abuse, and the responsibilities - and limits - of state action regarding the private lives  Read more...

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Named Person: Melody DeShaney; Joshua DeShaney; Melody DeShaney; Joshua DeShaney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Curry; Winnebago County (Wis.). Department of Social Services.
ISBN: 9780700614967 9780700614974 0700614966 0700614974
OCLC Number: 191695604
Description: xii, 164 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Joshua's story --
Child protection in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries --
The crime of child abuse --
DeShaney v. Winnebago County in the lower courts --
DeShaney v. Winnebago County in the U.S. Supreme Court --
"Poor Joshua!" DeShaney v. Winnebago County in the court of public opinion.
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society.
Responsibility: Lynne Curry.
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A gripping story of the real people and events behind the case, interwoven with another story - that of the child welfare system and its related laws and policies - with each story illuminating the Read more...

 
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