Raising government children : a history of foster care and the American welfare state /
|Published:||Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, |
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Table of Contents:
- Into the family life of strangers : the origins of foster family care
- The New Deal, family security, and the emergence of a public child welfare system
- Helping America's orphans of war
- Providing love and care : foster parents as parents
- The hard-to-place child : family pathology, race, and poverty
- Compensated motherhood and the state : foster parents as workers
- Poverty, punishment, and public assistance : reorienting foster family care.