ERIC Number: EJ534668
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Policy, Protectionism and the Competent Child.
Wyness, Michael G.
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v3 n4 p431-47 Nov 1996
Examines the way recent childhood policy initiatives in Britain have generated contradictory models of child competence and adults' role, and attempts to locate policy within broader understandings of social change. Draws from case material on two dominant child care issues: child sex abuse and school deviance. (BGC)
Descriptors: Adults, Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Competence, Concept Formation, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Models, Policy, Postmodernism, Research, Role, Social Change, Social Experience, Theories, Young Children
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Reform Act 1988 (England)