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A collection of papers that make significant and original contributions to the field of educational and child psychology. The theme of this issue is Child protection: Critical theory, research and practice.
About the contributors
Child emotional abuse: The role of educational professionals
Distinctly different? Descriptions of the sexually abused and 'non-abused' child
Child abuse: The hidden narrative
Child protection and the distribution of ambiguity
Political correctness: In the interest of the child?
Deconstructing 'Sean': The language of prejudice for a child looked after by the local authority
'The day the touching monster came': Solution-focused and narrative approaches to working with children and young people with sexually inappropriate behaviour
Steve Myers, Marie McLaughlin & Karen Warwick
A comparison study of characteristics of parents of abused and non-abused children
Trian Fundudis, Carole Kaplan & Heather Dickinson
Critical reflections on communicating with children: Making the tactics of training and intervention in child protection explicit