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Title Foster care [ebook] / Jill Hamilton, book editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, c2007
Series Issues that concern you
Gale virtual reference library
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
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 - Represent -- 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
Summary Explores the issues surrounding foster care. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance
Note Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original: 104 p. : col. ill., map ; 24 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Foster home care -- United States
Foster home care -- United States -- History
Foster children -- Services for -- United States
Foster parents -- United States
Alt Author Hamilton, Jill, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9780737748253 (electronic book)
9780737727111

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