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Shattered Bonds : The Color Of Child Welfare.

Author/Creator:
Roberts, Dorothy.
Publication:
New York : Basic Books, 2002.
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1 online resource (353 pages)
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Subjects:
Child welfare -- United States.
Racism in social services -- United States.
Social work with African American children.
African American families -- Government policy.
Foster children -- United States.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
"This is the untold story behind the horror stories and the headlines. Everyone who cares about children should read this eye-opening, powerfully argued book."--Katha Pollitt, The Nation.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Introduction: Facing the Racial Reality of Child Welfare
PART ONE: Destroying Black Families in the Name of Child Protection
1 . The Color of America's Child Welfare System
2. The System's Inferior Treatment of Black Children
3. Tracing the Disparity to Black Child Poverty
4. Is Racism the Cause?
5. The System's Fundamental Flaw
6. A Racist Institution?
PART TWO: The New Politics of Child Welfare
1. The Assault on Family Preservation
2. Why Family Preservation Fails
3. Is Adoption the Answer?
4. Welfare Reform: Ending Aid to Poor Children
5. Locking Up Parents and Children
PART THREE: The System's Racial Harm
1. Protection of Family Rights
2. A Theory of Group-Based Harm
Conclusion: Child Welfare and Social Justice
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Roberts, Dorothy Shattered Bonds
ISBN:
9780786730643
9780465070596
OCLC:
681065899