Residential Care: Horizons for the New Century

1st Edition

Torill Tjelflaat, Hans Göran Eriksson

Published June 28, 2004
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9780754640981 - CAT# Y233723
Series: Welfare and Society

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Discussing key contemporary issues in residential and foster care for children, this theoretically and empirically rich volume draws on new research from across Europe and Canada. Contributions stem from a broad spectrum of researchers and practitioners in the field, engaging in comparative international perspectives of problems of enduring relevance. This book particularly focuses on anti-oppressive practice, foster care, mainstreaming in education, ethnic origin, competency level and research as a tool in residential care. The book will make a significant impact to the literature on social work and child and family welfare.

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