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Author Owusu-Bempah, Kwame

Title The wellbeing of children in care : a new approach for improving developmental outcomes / Kwame Owusu-Bempah

Publ Info London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HV873 .O98 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV873 .O98 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 182 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [156]-175) and index
Contents Fostering and adoption in historical perspective -- Fostering: cross-cultural perspective -- Fostering in contemporary western societies -- Motives for fostering -- Public care and kinship care -- Public care versus kinship care: psycho-social developmental outcomes -- In the interest of the child: kinship care -- Policy, practice and research implications
LC subject Children -- Institutional care -- Psychological aspects
Foster home care -- Psychological aspects
Adoption -- Psychological aspects
Child development
Child welfare
ISBN 9780415479394
9780415479400 (pbk.)
0415479401 (pbk.)
9780203851722 (e-book)
0203851722 (e-book)