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What is child protection? Historical and methodological issues in comparative research on lastensuojelu/child protection.

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What is child protection? Historical and methodological issues in comparative research on lastensuojelu/child protection. / Hearn, Jeff; Pösö, Tarja; Smith, Carole; White, Sue J.; Korpinen, Johanna.

In: Social Work and Social Sciences Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2002, p. 63-83.

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Hearn, J, Pösö, T, Smith, C, White, SJ & Korpinen, J 2002, 'What is child protection? Historical and methodological issues in comparative research on lastensuojelu/child protection.', Social Work and Social Sciences Review, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 63-83. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-6866.2004.00295.x

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Hearn, J., Pösö, T., Smith, C., White, S. J., & Korpinen, J. (2002). What is child protection? Historical and methodological issues in comparative research on lastensuojelu/child protection. Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 10(2), 63-83. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-6866.2004.00295.x

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Hearn, Jeff ; Pösö, Tarja ; Smith, Carole ; White, Sue J. ; Korpinen, Johanna. / What is child protection? Historical and methodological issues in comparative research on lastensuojelu/child protection. In: Social Work and Social Sciences Review. 2002 ; Vol. 10, No. 2. pp. 63-83.

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