This volume adopts a context-informed framework exploring risk, maltreatment, well-being and protection of children in diverse groups in Israel. It incorporates the findings of seven case studies conducted at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's NEVET Greenhouse of Context-Informed Research and Training for Children in Need. Each case study applies a context-informed approach to the study of perspectives of risk and protection among parents, children and professionals from different communities in Israel, utilizing varied qualitative methodologies. The volume analyses the importance of studying children and parents's perspectives in diverse societies and stresses the need for a context-informed perspective in designing prevention and intervention programs for children at risk and their families living in diverse societies. It further explores potential contribution to theory, research, practice, policy and training in the area of child maltreatment.
- The Evolving Concept of Risk and Israel’s Child Policy
- Context-Informed Research on Child Risk and Protection: Principles and Challenges
- Seeing Eye to Eye? Perception of Risk and Protection of Social Workers and Parents Regarding Children of Ethiopian Origin
- Challenging Social Workers’ Envisioned Definitions of Child Neglect: Perspectives of Mothers Living in an Impoverished Neighborhood
- “Permanent Temporariness:” Eritrean Refugees and Social Workers’ Perceptions of Israeli Policies and Their Implications for Family Well-Being
- Young Children’s Perspectives of Risk and Protection
- A Context-Informed Approach to the Study of Child Risk and Protection: Lessons Learned and Future Directions