Licensing Parents: Family, State, and Child Maltreatment

Licensing Parents: Family, State, and Child Maltreatment

By: Michael McFall (author), Laurence Thomas (author)Hardback

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This book examines the negative power that child maltreatment has on individuals and society ethically and politically, while analyzing the positive power that parental love and healthy families have. To address how best to confront the problem of child maltreatment, it examines several policy options, ultimately defending a policy of licensing parents, while carefully examining the tension between child and adult rights and duties.

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About Author

Michael T. McFall is a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Introduction to Humanities Department at Stanford University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter 1: A Sense of Justice and Political Stability Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Non-Rawlsian ISJs and Self-Respect Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Family Egalitarianism Chapter 5 Chapter 4: What is a Family? Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Licensing Parents Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Rights and Duties Chapter 8 Chapter 7: The Constitution, Due Process, and Prior Restraint Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Unintended Consequences, Trust, Stability, Evil, and Utopia Chapter 10 Epilogue

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780739129135
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780739129135
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0739129139

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