9781901250473

Forgotten Children : The Secret Abuse Scandal in Children's Homes

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781901250473

  • ISBN10:

    1901250474

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-02-01
  • Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • eCampus.com Logo Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $16.95
We're Sorry.
No Options Available at This Time.

Summary

For almost 20 years, thousands of children taken into care by localuthorities in Britain were abused by those charged with looking after them.his book examines the causes of institutional abuse, and the legacy of abuse.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Forgotten Children 1(9)
The Web of Abuse
9(14)
The Scandal Unfolds
23(22)
Why Children's Homes?
45(26)
Poverty and Powerlessness
71(22)
Missed Opportunities
93(18)
They Think It's All Over
111(10)
Sexual Politics and the Zeitgeist
121(34)
But Did It Happen At All?
155(28)
Society's Payback
183(16)
Pity the Poor Children
199(18)
Things Can Only Get Better?
217(12)
Never Again
229(32)
Index 261

Rewards Program

Reviews for Forgotten Children : The Secret Abuse Scandal in Children's Homes (9781901250473)