Introduction Child Welfare Through the Twentieth Century: Policy and Reality The Crusade Against Child Abuse Whose Neglect? The State Intervenes The Permanency Planning Movement An Analysis of the Dual Role Structure of the Child Welfare System Restructuring the Public Child Welfare System Bibliography Indexes
LEROY H. PELTON is Professor and Chair of the Children and Family Services Concentration in the School of Social Work at Salem State College in Salem, Massachusetts. Dr. Pelton is the author of The Psychology of Nonviolence and editor of The Social Context of Child Abuse and Neglect. He has authored numerous journal articles and other publications in psychology and social work.