ERIC Number: EJ633334
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Meltdowns and Containments: Constructions of Children at Risk as Complex Systems.
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v8 n2 p213-30 May 2001
Maintains that reform in children's services is linked to changes in conceptions of the nature of childhood and children's needs. Highlights demonstration project of "wraparound" services for early adolescents to suggest that these emerging programs may embed notions of children as complex systems, ideas that differ significantly from accounts of child development as a linear, staged, and goal-oriented progression. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue on: "Capitalizing on Concern."