By Rowena Fong, Alan Dettlaff, Joyce James, Carolyne Rodriguez

The difficulty of racial disproportionality within the baby welfare process, fairly because it affects African-American young children and households, has lengthy been a priority to practitioners and policymakers. even though, disproportionality isn't constrained to the African-American group. Latino, Native-American, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander populations event inequities in remedy. From best voices on culturally-competent care comes a state-of-the-art ebook that examines disproportionalities throughout all of those racial and ethnic groups.

Eliminating Racial Disproportionality and Disparities examines quite a lot of structures that regularly impact and have interaction with baby welfare. Chapters are dedicated to the juvenile justice procedure, psychological healthiness, the courts, schooling, and healthcare, making it the single ebook to supply a multisystemic method of disparities and disproportionality. jam-packed with in-depth case experiences, key phrases, learn questions, and assets, and written to mirror CSWE-mandated capabilities, this expansive ebook offers scholars, educators, policymakers, practitioners, and directors new wisdom for delivering culturally useful companies whereas at the same time addressing disproportionality throughout numerous structures of care.

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The fact is that terms like “nigger,” “spic,” “faggot,” and “kike” evoke and reinforce entire cultural histories of oppression and subordination. They remind the target that his or her group has always been and remains unequal in status to the majority group. Even the most highly educated, professional-class African American or Latino knows that he or she is vulnerable to the slur, the muttered expression, the fishy glance on boarding the bus, knows that his degree, his accomplishments, his well-tailored suit are no armor against mistreatment at the hands of the least-educated white.

The “IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS” section gives the Federal Communications Commission the authority and responsibility of implementing the new law. This is probably the real, hidden purpose of the legislation—to give the FCC authority to regulate the Internet like it regulates (censors and permits oligopolistic control of) broadcasting. There is big and particularly anti-democratic corporate money lurking behind this measure. The one and only good thing anywhere in this legislation is a requirement for expedited court review, similar to the review provision in the Communications Decency Act, which enabled the EFF/(ACLU)/(CIEC) [Citizens Internet Empowerment Coalition] legal effort to overturn the CDA on constitutional grounds rapidly, before much harm was done.

This should have been done BEFORE, not after, considering mandatory censorware laws! The study would also make “recommendations on how to foster the development of” more censorware—highly questionable as something to be legitimately done at taxpayer expense. • The “IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS” section gives the Federal Communications Commission the authority and responsibility of implementing the new law. This is probably the real, hidden purpose of the legislation—to give the FCC authority to regulate the Internet like it regulates (censors and permits oligopolistic control of) broadcasting.

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