Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

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INDEX
abandonment, 40, 45
Abbott, Edith, 52–53, 60, 186–187
Abbott, Grace, 3, 13, 52–53, 62–63, 186–187, 234, 246
actors, child, 40, 43–45
Addams, Jane, 51–52, 58, 186–187
adoption, 3–4, 23, 40, 56, 96, 100–102, 179–182, 196, 199, 236
Adoption and Safe Families Act, 102, 199, 217
Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, 141, 165, 182–183, 225
Aid to Dependent Children. See under Social Security Act
Aid to Families with Dependent Children. See under Social Security Act
alcohol and drug abuse, 38, 44, 131–132, 143–145, 169, 172, 180, 244, 284, 291
foster care and, 197
home visiting and, 163
by maltreated children, 138
sexual abuse and, 232
termination of parental rights and, 218–219
almshouses, 12–14, 21, 40, 56–58, 195, 230
alternative response to child protection, 190–194
American Academy of Pediatrics, 50
American Bar Association, 210–211, 213
American Humane Association, 39–40, 73–76, 89, 187
animal protection societies, 33, 35, 37
apprenticeship, 11–14, 18, 23, 54, 198
attorneys for children, 132, 206–214, 220–221
baby farms, 40–44
Bartholet, Elizabeth, 101, 159, 163–164, 179–182
battered child syndrome, 84–89, 185
before-and-after photographs, 31–32, 37–39, 95–96
begging, 36, 40, 43, 66
Bergh, Henry, 30–35
Besharov, Douglas, 99
Birtwell, Charles, 247–248
Brace, Charles Loring, 15–26, 43–44, 57, 77, 91, 106, 136, 143, 195, 198, 258
Breckenridge, Sophonisba, 52–53, 60, 186–187
Brooklyn Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 38–39
Caffey, John, 81–84
California, 76, 115, 121, 205, 216–217, 235
California Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 39, 43–44
Carstens, Carl, 39, 58, 71–73, 186–187, 241–242, 251–252
charity organization societies, 50, 245
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, 95–99, 102, 119, 139–141, 254
child actors, 40, 43–45
child care, 40–43, 45, 142. See also baby farms
child guidance movement, 52–53, 70
child labor, 18, 40, 43, 52, 54–55, 61, 64, 232, 246–247, 249
child protection
adversarial system, 189–193
alternative response, 190–194
approaches, 35–36, 38–40, 45, 48, 73–74, 179, 190, 240–243
defined, 40, 74–75, 253–254
expansion in 1970s, 87, 99, 103, 119, 129
funding, 173–175, 293–294
for girls, 46, 69–70, 116, 251
hot line, 130, 191
improving, 173–228
inadequate, 20, 37, 71–73, 75–76, 129, 174–175, 182–183, 225, 255–256
investigation, 130–131, 177–179, 182–183, 190–193
leadership, 40, 185–189
literature, 80, 81–84, 86, 89, 91, 252
medical profession, 81–86, 185–186
modern era of, 81–103, 129–133, 185–189, 258–259

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