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Consortium on Children, Family and the Law

Institute on Family & Neighbourhood Life
158 Poole Agricultural Center
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29643-0132

Tel: +1-864-656-6271
Fax: +1-864-656-6281
E-mail: [email protected]

Gary Melton

The need for connection between families and their communities

Research divisions
– Family policy
– Neighbourhood development and family support
– School-based family services
– Justice studies and the family
– Families and gobal change
– Families of Africa and the African diaspora
– Integrated family studies

Current projects
– Child protection policy research
– Treatment of abused and neglected children
– Novel concepts in the Convention on the Rights of the Child

– 60 principal faculty and professional staff
– 10 support staff
– 100 affiliated faculty and policy fellows

– African-American studies
– Business
– Dental hygiene
– Economics
– Education
– English
– Journalism
– Law
– Mass communication
– Nursing
– Paediatrics
– Planning
– Political science
– Psychology
– Public administration
– Social work
– Sociology

– Consortium on Children, Families and the Law
– Parents Anonymous
– National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse
– several North American universities


– Beyond survival
– Centre for Behavioural Science, University of the Orange Free State, South
– Social Science Faculty at Tallin (Estonia) Pedagogical University
– The (Czech) Research Institute of Labour and Social Affairs
– Psychology Institute, University of Bergen (Norway)
– Nic Waals Institute (Norway)
– Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University

Last updated: 24 June 1999