Family & Childhood Studies

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Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

UBC Press

This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare.

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Parent's Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of children's homes located in England and the staff who work in them

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Tough on Kids

Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

In this compelling, thought-provoking and sometimes heartbreaking book, the authors use the stories of their young clients to illustrate the very real costs of the current system, analyzing theories behind youth justice, and how these are reflected in Canadian legislation both past and present.

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Young Person's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This full-colour accessible guide gives young people information on what should happen when they move into a residential special school in England and what that school should be doing for them

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Parent's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of residential special schools located in England and the staff who work in them

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Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Lisa Miller guides parents through their two-year-old's development, from how to deal with a 'bossy boots' to understanding the central importance of toys, and the development of language and nonverbal communicative skills. She describes ways in which parents can help a young child express or resolve difficult feelings or jealousy.

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Surviving the Special Educational Needs System

How to be a ‘Velvet Bulldozer'

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Row illustrates how the special educational needs system works and empowers parents to demand help for children with special needs. This practical book challenges the theoretical established literature on SEN, providing an accessible and effective resource for those needing advice on their rights to services and help for their children.

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Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Louise Emanuel presents practical tips and a great deal of emotional reassurance for both the first-time and the experienced parent. She offers helpful guidance on a range of topics, from managing sibling rivalry and ensuring everyone in the family gets a good night's sleep, to encouraging conversation and imaginative solitary and social play.

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Parent to Parent

Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

After her son Jon was diagnosed with autism, Ann Boushéy soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written from her own experience, this inspiring book provides the information that will empower parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child.

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Authentic Relationships in Group Care for Infants and Toddlers – Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Principles into Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Underpinned by research on meeting the developmental and attachment needs of infants, this book offers advice on how to encourage curiosity, confidence and emotional security in young children. This model supports children's development without relying on expensive resources, and enables a coherent care strategy to be applied across services.

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