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Foster care

Author: Debra Bloom
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: At issue., Social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher's Website: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives-eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research.
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Foster care.
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)762092989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Bloom
ISBN: 9780737745146 0737745142 9780737745153 0737745150
OCLC Number: 368031441
Description: 105 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1: Foster care: an overview / Tom Harris --
2: Children are in foster care because they are poor / Gaylynn Burroughs --
3: Children are in foster care because of parents' substance abuse / Joseph P Ryan, Jeanne C Marsh, Mark F Testa, and Richard Louderman --
4: Staying in a troubled home can be better than foster care placement / Joseph J Doyle, Jr --
5: Foster children still need support as they reach adulthood / Toni Naccarato and Liliana Hernandez --
6: Kinship care benefits foster children / Marlene Busko --
7: Group homes help at-risk youth / Michael C Farley --
8: Group homes increase the risk of delinquency for foster children / Craig Chamberlain --
9: White families may not be the best choice for adopting black children / David Crary --
10: Race should not be a consideration when adopting a child / Curtis L Ivery --
11: Indian child welfare act is needed to preserve American Indian culture / Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark and Kekek Jason Todd Stark --
12: Schools take steps to meet the educational needs of foster children / Linda Jacobson --
13: Schools do not meet the special education needs of foster children / Sarah Geenan and Laurie E Powers --
14: Privatized foster care is increasing / Laurent Belsie --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: At issue., Social issues.
Responsibility: Debra Bloom, editor.

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From the Publisher's Website: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives-eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research.

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