Wasted: The Plight of America's Unwanted Children (Hardback)
  • Wasted: The Plight of America's Unwanted Children (Hardback)

Wasted: The Plight of America's Unwanted Children (Hardback)

Hardback 192 Pages
Published: 01/07/1997
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The public guardian of Cook County, Illinois, charges that the child welfare bureaucracy, designed to help children, is instead helping to destroy them. Murphy explains the facts and failures of the child welfare system-and offers solutions-better than any expert I've ever read on the subject....A first-rate read-poignant and instructive. -Edward I. Koch

Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
ISBN: 9781566631631
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 376 g
Dimensions: 217 x 152 x 20 mm

A splendid book. -- Msgr. John Egan, DePaul University
Honest and self-reflective...written with wit and great knowledge. -- Boris M. Astrachan, M.D., Chairman Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago
Wasted is a first-rate read-poignant and instructive. -- Edward I. Koch, Former Mayor, New York City
Insightful and passionate...a book about responsibility and of how shirking it leads to social catastrophe. -- Ellis Cose, Author of Color-Blind and The Rage of a Privileged Class
A powerful indictment of the child welfare system...its message deserves a broad hearing among those who care about our society's children. -- Elizabeth Bartholet, "professor of law, Harvard Law School

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