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American governance and public policy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: child welfare and the politics of scandal The swinging pendulum: child welfare policy at the national level States, scandals, and child welfare policy Florida: scandal, electoral politics, and leadership change Colorado: investigative journalism, local control, and minor reform New Jersey: scandals, courts, and on-going reform Conclusions: scandalous politics.