Building safety around children in families from refugee backgrounds

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    Child and family welfare is a critical issue among newly arrived migrant families in Australia, and humanitarian migrant families are at especially high risk of having child protection authorities intervene and remove children from their care. Drawing on qualitative research with South Sudanese families—one of the fastest growing newly arrived humanitarian migrant communities in Australia—this article demonstrates how shifting toward responsive regulatory practices in child protection can create a safer environment around children in immigrant families
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)416-426pp
    JournalChild Abuse and Neglect
    Publication statusPublished - 2016


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