Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
Some OPAL libraries remain closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Materials from those libraries may not be requestable; requested items may take longer to arrive. Note that pickup procedures may differ between libraries. Please contact your library for new procedures, specific requests, or other assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
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]

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.)
OCLC # 918556729

If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team