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Making an issue of child abuse

political agenda setting for social problems

by Barbara J. Nelson

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Child abuse -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementBarbara J. Nelson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV741 .N39 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 169 p. ;
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3175651M
      ISBN 100226572005
      LC Control Number83018044


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In this absorbing story of how child abuse grew from a small, private- sector charity concern into a multimillion-dollar social welfare issue, Barbara Nelson provides important new perspectives on the process of public agenda setting.

using extensive personal interviews and detailed archival research, she reconstructs an invaluable history of child abuse policy in by: In this absorbing story of how child abuse grew from a small, private-sector charity concern into a multimillion-dollar social welfare issue, Barbara Nelson provides important new perspectives on the process of public agenda setting.

Using extensive personal interviews and detailed archival research, she reconstructs an invaluable history of child abuse policy in America. Using extensive personal interviews and detailed archival research, she reconstructs an invaluable history of child abuse policy in America.

In this absorbing story of how child abuse grew from a small, private-sector charity concern into a multimillion-dollar social welfare issue, Barbara Nelson provides important new perspectives on the /5.

Thus the book will give particular attention to the fact that during the agenda-setting process child abuse was vigorously portrayed as a noncontroversial issue. Disagreements about how best to respond to abuse were suppressed, along with the great debate over the extent to which government ought properly to intervene in family : Barbara J.

Nelson. This issue of child abuse, she argues, clearly reveals the scope and limitations of social change initiated through interest-group politics. Unfortunately, the process that transforms an issue into a popular cause, Nelson concludes, brings about programs that ultimately address only the symptoms and not the roots of such social problems.

Child abuse is a social problem that continuously produces a wave of concern. The State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families explains that “Abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional harm or risk of harm to another child under the age of 18 caused by a parent or other person who acts as a caregiver for the child” ().

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