Raising government children : a history of foster care and the American welfare state /

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Main Author: Rymph, Catherine E., (Author)
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
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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.