Parental incapacity and institutional non-responsiveness: the care framework in prenatal and early life services in South Africa

SOURCE: Care in context: transnational gender perspectives
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Makoae
SOURCE EDITOR(S): V.Reddy, S.Meyer, T.Shefer, T.Meyiwa
KEYWORDS: CHILD WELL-BEING, CHILDREN, HEALTH, MALTREATMENT, SOCIAL SERVICES
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8436

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Abstract

This chapter examines the concept of care in relation to government health and social welfare services for South African families where children are at risk of maltreatment.