D Brooks and L H Wind (editors)
Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 24, 2002, p. 379-558
In recent years there has been an increasing demand for outcome data on the effectiveness of child welfare demonstration projects in the USA. This special issue of the journal focuses on the challenges associated with implementing and evaluating these projects.
Social Service Review, vol. 76, 2002, p. 203-228
About 50,000 orphaned or abandoned children, mainly disabled, form the most vulnerable group in Chinese society. Article looks at the new trend of using foster care instead of institutional care to look after these children.
Community Care, July 4th-10th 2002, p. 37
Norway is facing a rise in drug-related crime often involving children and young people. Article briefly reports on how recent reforms of its child welfare system will address this problem.
London: Carnegie Young People Initiative, 2002
Participation work in the USA tends to be put into five categories which are seen as giving young people progressively more authority. These are:
Report presents 40 case studies of young people's participation in the USA.