This book is an accessible knowledge base for the whole area of child abuse and child protection, now fully updated in terms of policy, cases and research.
The late Brian Corby was one of the leading experts on child care and child protection, and published extensively on the subject. He was Professor of Social Work Studies and Head of the Department of Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire, UK from 2001-2007. David Shemmings is Professor of Child Protection Research at the University of Kent, UK and Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. David Wilkins is Honorary Lecturer, Centre for Child Protection Studies, University of Kent; PhD student at the University of Kent and Principal Child and Family Social Worker, London Borough of Enfield.