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Author Rogerson, Thomas Stephen

Title Foucauldian analysis and 'the best interests of the child' / by Thomas Stephen Rogerson
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2001


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Description vi, 219 leaves ; 30 cm
Summary Uses the social theory of Michel Foucault to research the political meaning of 'the best interests of the child' from the treatment of 19th century Tasmanian Aborigines, to current child protection services. The result is an innovative practice that extends the familiar social work skill of empathy towards an expertise that includes postmodern thought
Notes Submitted to the School of Social Inquiry of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2001
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 204-219
Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Child welfare -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Child abuse -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Abused children -- Services for -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Social work with children -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Children -- Institutional care -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Social service -- Philosophy.
Social service.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Deakin University. School of Social Inquiry.