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Forsaking our children : bureaucracy and reform in the child welfare system / by John M. Hagedorn.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM HV742.W5 H34 1995 (Text) 0000101604122 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 0941702413 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 245 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : Lake View Press, 1995.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-228) and indexes.
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The challenge of reform -- The Milwaukee County Department of Social Services -- The core tasks of social work -- The fragmented structure of social work -- Undermining poor neighborhoods -- The historical context of the reform of social service bureaucracies -- The frustration of reform -- Reform and punishment -- The direction and misdirection of reform -- What is real reform -- Symbolic reform versus real reform for social services -- Appendixes -- Involved observers and academic research -- Four stages of organizational theory.
Subject: Child welfare > Wisconsin > Milwaukee County.
Milwaukee County (Wis.). Department of Social Services > Reorganization.

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