The Evolution of U.S. Child-Protection Services, with Emphasis on the Experience of New York and Texas

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dc.contributor.advisor Rust, Eric Miller, Amber 2012
dc.description.abstract This thesis investigates the history of the prevention of child abuse and neglect in the United States from the colonial period until recent times. It also provides information on how selected other countries have dealt with child abuse, in particular Canada, Mexico, England, Norway, the Netherlands, and Germany. This study highlights the development of the child-protective services in the United States and studies the states of New York and Texas as pertinent examples. It places the US experience into an international contexts and highlights differences in the way individual states have tackled the problem of child abuse and neglect historically. en_US
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dc.subject History. en_US
dc.subject Child Protective Services. en_US
dc.subject New York. en_US
dc.subject Texas. en_US
dc.subject Child Welfare Services. en_US
dc.subject United States. en_US
dc.subject Child Abuse. en_US
dc.subject Child Neglect. en_US
dc.title The Evolution of U.S. Child-Protection Services, with Emphasis on the Experience of New York and Texas en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en_US
dc.contributor.department Psychology and Neuroscience en_US
dc.contributor.schools honors college en_US

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