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Title: The 'commodification' of 'children-in-need' : implications for policies and practices
Author: Petrie, Stephanie Maria
ISNI:       0000 0001 2433 4214
Awarding Body: University of Liverpool
Current Institution: University of Liverpool
Date of Award: 2007
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The following thesis is presented in the form of an over-arching argument linking together 13 submitted publications. The res.earch aims of the work presented are: 1. To identify, analyse and consider the implications for 'children-inneed' ofthe organisational structures and processes for children's services following the CA 1989 and the NHS and CC Act 1990. 2. To conceptually explore constructions ofthe welfare subject and how these interact with the market paradigm and impact upon 'children-in-need' . 3. To critically examine the common and individual needs of 'children-in-need' and the characteristics ofthe 'helping' relationship between the 'child-in-need' and the professional adult. 4. To pursue these enquiries in a participatory way with children and young people and develop ethical and useful methodologies and approaches throughout all stages of the research process. 5. To contribute to welf~re policies and practices for 'children-in-need'.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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