Infrastructural Work in Child Welfare: incommensurable politics in the Dutch Child Index

@article{Lecluijze2014InfrastructuralWI,
  title={Infrastructural Work in Child Welfare: incommensurable politics in the Dutch Child Index},
  author={Inge Lecluijze and Bart Penders and Frans Feron and Klasien Horstman},
  journal={Scandinavian J. Inf. Systems},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={3}
}
The Dutch Child Index is a nationwide information system (IS) designed to alert professionals about each other’s involvedness with at-risk children, enabling identification of individual at-risk children, improvement of multidisciplinary collaboration and timely interventions. In this paper, we study the infrastructural work and complexities engaged in making the collaborative system of the Child Index function in real life and in care situations. We use the information infrastructure… CONTINUE READING

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