Child and Family Social Work
`all readers with an interest in the recent developments in child welfare will be challenged and interested by at least some of its contents … should certainly be welcomed for taking the important idea of `partnership' seriously and providing some good material to help us explore and develop the idea in more detail.'
Journal of Social Work Practice
`There are no weak chapters; each one is written with conviction and verve. This is an excellent book. It is a nice example of the conceptual insights that are generated when different academic disciplines tackle a shared concern.'
Family Law Journal
`This is a valuable collection of essays … [the book] comes from Brunel University's Centre for the Study of Law, the Child and the Family and it demonstrates the high standard of scholarship which that Centre is producing … The book is of value to law and social work students, and to any practitioner seeking a scholarly and theoretical treatment of the subject.'
British Journal of Educational Psychology
`…'handy', something for the teacher, or psychologist to dip into …'