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Annual Report of the Chief, Children's Bureau (Paperback) Loot Price: R521
Discovery Miles 5 210
Annual Report of the Chief, Children's Bureau (Paperback): United States Children Bureau

Annual Report of the Chief, Children's Bureau (Paperback)

United States Children Bureau

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1914 Excerpt: ... HI STANDARDS TO BE ASCERTAINED. STANDARDS OF LAW. As the brief review of 1915 statutes in this report plainly indicates, the interests of children have been the subject of much legislation during the past year. Moreover a review of State legislation for the last 25 years would reveal a constantly growing volume of laws whose purpose is the protection of various classes of children or of all children. Different groups of people urge legislation independently, and inevitably the laws secured by them are contradictory and may even defeat each other. This has been notably true of compulsory education and child labor and dependency laws, all of which must dovetail perfectly if the child is to be the gainer. The confusion has been pointed out by legislators and students as well as by those engaged in practical enforcement. This was discussed at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in 1914, and one speaker said: To bring order out of chaos, we need to examine--first, what are the proper functions of National, State, and local governments in the care of the child; second, what are the underlying principles of public policy in the care of children; third, how specific acts relating to different phases of the child problem should beharmonized and grouped into a consistent whole; and, fourth, what actual work and organization should be undertaken to bring about the passage of such children's codes in the several States. Volunteer committees have strongly urged the need in every State of careful study and codification. As a result various States have already secured commissions to review and codify the laws relating to children. The needs of unfortunate children have of course engaged first of all the attention of philanthropic persons. Yet the legislati...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: United States Children Bureau
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 184
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-79389-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-79389-3
Barcode: 9781235793899

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