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Rethinking orphanages for the 21st century [electronic resource] / edited by Richard B. MacKenzie.

Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, c1999.
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1 online resource (344 p.)
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Subjects:
Orphanages -- United States -- History.
Orphanages -- Government policy -- United States.
Foster home care -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Exploring the only option for a growing army of children who cannot be placed for adoption or fostering, this text demonstrates from a large-scale survey of orphan alumni that they outpace the general population in most areas of life.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Half Title ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chapter 1 - Rethinking Orphanages: An Introduction""; ""Part I - Child Care in the United States""; ""Chapter 2 - The State of Child Welfare""; ""Chapter 3 - The Nation's Child Welfare Problems as Viewed From the Bench""; ""Chapter 4 - Family Preservation and Child Maltreatment""; ""Part II - The History and Impact of Orphanages""; ""Chapter 5 - The Rise and Fall of American Orphanages""; ""Chapter 6 - The 1994 Orphanage Debate: A Study in the Politics of Annihilation""
""Chapter 7 - Orphanage Alumni: How They Have Done and How They Evaluate Their Experience""""Chapter 8 - Research on the Psychological Effects of Orphanage Care: A Critical Review""; ""Chapter 9 - Fostering the Demand for Adoptions: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Orphanages and Foster Care on Adoptions in the United States""; ""Part III - Problems in Bringing Back Orphanages""; ""Chapter 10 - Social Security, Social Workers, and the Care of Dependent Children""; ""Chapter 11 - A Public Choice Analysis of Child Care Dollars: The Political Bias in Favor of the Status Quo""
""Chapter 12 - Who Will Mow the Lawn at Boys Town? Child Labor Laws in an Institutional Setting""""Chapter 13 - The Regulation of Orphanages: A Survey and Critique""; ""Chapter 14 - Funding Our Children's Future: The Interplay of Funding and Regulatory Philosophies on Private Children's Homes""; ""Chapter 15 - The Cost of Care in Institutions and Families""; ""Part IV - The Path to Reform""; ""Chapter 16 - Rethinking Orphanages for the 21st Century: A Search for Reform of the Nation's Child Welfare System""; ""Index""; ""About the Authors""
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
McKenzie, Richard B.
ISBN:
0-7619-1443-9
1-322-41669-9
1-4522-6492-9
OCLC:
1007860967