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A Broken Society? Parenting in Poverty

Horgan, Goretti (2009) A Broken Society? Parenting in Poverty. In: Social Work After Baby P: Issues, Debates and Alternative Perspectives. (Eds: Ferguson, Iain and Lavalette, Michael), Liverpool Hope University, pp. 40-44. ISBN 978-1-898749-02-8 [Book section]

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There has been considerable debate about the factors that result in deaths such as Baby P’s and the role of social workers in seeking to prevent them. This article looks at the structural context of the debate, highlighting in particular the impact of poverty on children and the lack of resources for those working with poor families.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Social Work & Social Policy
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
ID Code:10932
Deposited By: Ms Goretti Horgan
Deposited On:01 Feb 2010 11:38
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 15:47

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