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Author Verhallen, Tessa.
Title Disentangling an invisible trade : state interventions in Dutch and Dutch-Curaçaoan single-mother families / Tessa Verhallen.
Imprint The Hague : Eleven International Pub., [2015]
©2015

Author Verhallen, Tessa.
Series Willem Pompe Institute.
Subject Child welfare -- Netherlands.
Poor children -- Services for -- Netherlands.
Social work with youth -- Netherlands.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 205 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title page; Acknowledgments; Contents; Chapter 1 An introduction to state interventions in single-mother families; 1 Aim and focus of the study; 2 Conceptual framework; 3 Disentangling child protection interventions; 4 Epistemics; 5 Research methodology; 6 Research practices; 7 The institutional context of intervention: the Dutch Youth Care system; 8 Outline of the book; Chapter 2 Upon whom are we focusing? Defining a'multi-problem family' in theory and the consequences for social workers in practice; 1 Introduction; 2 Theory; 3 Methods.
4 Results: the international literature on multi-problem family5 Results: Dutch multi-problem family policy; 6 Results: social workers' perspectives on multi-problem families; 7 Discussion and conclusion; Chapter 3 Caught in the Child Protection System: the impact of institutional diagnosis for Dutch and Dutch-Curaçaoan single-mother families in the Netherlands; 1 Introduction; 2 Theory; 3 The study; 4 The results; 4.1 Episode 1: entering the child protection system; 4.2 Episode 2: the child protection encounter; 4.3 Episode 3: the report; 4.4 Episode 4: judicial decision.
4.5 Successive and interdependent episodes4.6 Diagnosis and power; 5 Conclusion and implications; Chapter 4 In whose interest? An analysis of exemplary interaction between a family supervisor and a Dutch-Curaçaoan single mother; 1 Introduction; 2 Theory; 3 Design of the study; 3.1 Selection, collection and interpretation of data; 3.2 Position of the researcher; 3.3 Selection of Flores' case; 3.4 Data collection in Flores' case; 3.5 Selection of the interaction; 4 Results of the study; 4.1 The case study; 4.2 Power (re)producing asymmetries: diagnosis.
4.3 Power (re)producing asymmetries: directives5 Analysis of asymmetrical interaction; 5.1 Asymmetrical presentation; 5.2 Knowledge asymmetries; 5.3 Asymmetrical interactional control; 5.4 Asymmetrical communication strategies; 5.5 Asymmetrical perspectives; 6 Conclusion; Chapter 5 'Dancing in Dry Rain': ethics during situated fieldwork in single-mother child protection families; 1 Introduction; 2 Anticipatory ethical guidelines and principles; 3 'Dancing in dry rain': incongruity between ethnographic research andethical principles; 3.1 Epistemics and data quality.
3.2 The 'do no harm' principle3.3 The principle of maintaining respectful and ethical professionalrelationships; 3.4 Forms of engagement; 3.5 The informed consent principle; 3.6 The transparency principle; 4 Ethics in practice: the case of Kate; 5 'Dancing in the rain'; 6 Conclusion; Chapter 6 Disentangling an invisible trade: state intervention in Dutch and Dutch-Curaçaoan single-mother families in the Netherlands; 1 The framework; 1.1 Macro-level; 1.2 Meso-level; 1.3 Micro-level; 1.4 Ego-level; 2 Disentangling an invisible trade; 2.1 Diagnosis; 2.2 Directives; 2.3 Reports; 3 Conclusion.
Summary This book sheds light on the interactional and institutional processes through which child welfare and child protection practices are delivered to 15 Dutch and 15 Dutch-Curacaoan single-mother families with multiple problems in the Netherlands in order to assess structures of power, dominance and oppression. It is important to 'Disentangle an invisible trade, ' because state intervention practices remain largely 'invisible' from the public gaze. The author draws on a 30-month ethnographic study, undertaken with the single-mother families between 2009 and 2012, in order to demonstrate how state.
Note In English; summaries in English, Dutch, and Papiamentu.
ISBN 9462743444 (electronic bk.)
9789462743441 (electronic bk.)
9462365814
9789462365810
OCLC # 918556729


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