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Author Goldstein, Joseph.

Title Before the best interests of the child / Joseph Goldstein, Anna Freud, Albert J. Solnit.

Publication Info. New York : Free Press, [1979]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.7 G624BE    Check Shelf
Description xii, 288 pages ; 18 cm
Contents Part one : The problem, our convictions, and a framework for examining state decisions to intrude on parent-child relationships -- The problem and our convictions -- The framework -- Part two : Grounds for intervention -- Parental requests for the state to place the child -- Familial bonds between children and longtime caretakers who are not their parents -- Gross failures of parental care -- Refusal by parents to authorize lifesaving medical care -- The child's need for legal assistance -- Part three : The agonizing dilemma -- Too early, too late, too much, or too little -- Part four : Appendices -- Appendix I : On children killed by their parents -- Appendix II : Suggestions for some provisions of a child placement code.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Custody of children -- United States.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Parent and child (Law) -- United States.
Child welfare -- United States.
Child Welfare -- United States.
Child Welfare -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Added Author Freud, Anna, 1895-1982.
Solnit, Albert J.
ISBN 0029122201
0029122104 paperback
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