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Foster care

Author: Jill Hamilton
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press : Thomson/Gale, ©2007.
Series: Issues that concern you
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays discuss the problems facing foster care in the United States, from the issue of who should be foster parents to the negative and positive impact of foster care on the children in the system.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foster care.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press : Thomson/Gale, ©2007
(OCoLC)762068833
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Hamilton
ISBN: 9780737727111 073772711X
OCLC Number: 156902338
Description: 104 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The history of foster care in the United States / Ellen Herman --
Public ignorance hurts the foster care system / Mary Bissell and Rob Geen --
Poorly trained "helping" professionals compound problems / Richard Delaney --
Homosexuals should not be foster parents / J. Richard Pearcey --
Foster kids have mixed feelings about gay foster parents --
Gay parents can solve foster parent shortage / The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah --
Foster kids need an alumni group / Bill Stanton --
Grandparents can cure foster care problems / Gerard Wallace --
Foster care funding needs changing / The Economist --
Family preservation is safer than foster care / National Coalition for Child Protection Reform --
Group homes don't teach kids how to live on their own / Kareem Banks.
Series Title: Issues that concern you
Responsibility: Jill Hamilton, book editor.
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Essays discuss the problems facing foster care in the United States, from the issue of who should be foster parents to the negative and positive impact of foster care on the children in the system.

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