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The lost children of Wilder : the epic struggle to change foster care

Author: Nina Bernstein
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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Outlines the Wilder case which challenged delegation of responsibility for care of abused and neglected children to private agencies. Most New York agencies were Catholic or Jewish and were permitted by law to give preference to children of their own faith, condemning the mostly Protestant African american children who dominated the system to overcrowded, underfunded state institutions.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernstein, Nina, 1949-
Lost children of Wilder.
New York : Vintage Books, 2002
(OCoLC)605019135
Online version:
Bernstein, Nina, 1949-
Lost children of Wilder.
New York : Vintage Books, 2002
(OCoLC)608943602
Named Person: Shirley Wilder; Shirley Wilder
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Bernstein
ISBN: 0679758348 9780679758341
OCLC Number: 48994782
Description: xiv, 482 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Nina Bernstein.

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Outlines the Wilder case which challenged delegation of responsibility for care of abused and neglected children to private agencies. Most New York agencies were Catholic or Jewish and were permitted by law to give preference to children of their own faith, condemning the mostly Protestant African american children who dominated the system to overcrowded, underfunded state institutions.

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