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.
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