- Edited by James T. Spartz and Judith Siers-Poisson
- September 2021
- Link to Focus-on-Poverty-37-2 (PDF)
- Link to Focus-on-Poverty-Classroom-Supplement-37-2 (PDF)
The articles in this issue of Focus on Poverty draw from a November 2020 volume of the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, edited by IRP affiliates Lawrence Berger and Kristen Slack. Here, we highlight aspects of the edited volume’s central theme: finding better approaches to preventing, identifying, and addressing child maltreatment.
Documenting experiences and interactions with Child Protective Services, by Darcey H. Merritt
Scanning the child maltreatment landscape, by Brenda Jones Harden, Cassandra Simons, Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, and Richard P. Barth
Creating systems synergy across the social welfare policy landscape, by Megan Feely, Kerri M. Raissian, William Schneider, and Lindsey Rose Bullinger