Children’s quest for love and professional child protection work: the case of Norway.

  title={Children’s quest for love and professional child protection work: the case of Norway.},
  author={Cecilie Basberg Neumann},
Central actors in the child protection field in Norway argue that children in public care should not only receive care and support, but also love. It is hard to disagree that children need love. However, there is reason to question the situation that may arise if children’s need for love is translated into requirements that must be safeguarded and handled by child protection workers in the child protection services. In this article, I analyse this ‘requirement of love’ both with regard to the… Expand
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