Catalogue by titles / Children of the Russian State: 1917-95

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ISS/IRC Code COM-EAST-EUROPE 012
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Title Children of the Russian State: 1917-95
Author HARWIN Judith
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-1996
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher Ashgate Publishing Limited, Gower House, Croft Road, Aldershot, Hants GU11 3HR, United Kingdom
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Page 222
Price
ISBN 1 85628 686 X
Type of material Book
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Document description Commentaries
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Country concerned
Index Legislation-comment
Foster-care
Substitute-family
Abandon-cause
Adoption-intercountry
Institution-child
Special-needs-child
Disabled
Abandonment
Free text The author, Professor of Social Welfare Studies at the University of Sussex, "charts the development of policy and services for Russian children in need of public care from the Revolution to the present day...". The changing faces of family structure, concept of parental responsibilities, state family support, substitute care for destitute, orphaned and abandoned children (guardianship arrangements, residential care and adoption) through the different regimes is analysed. Comments on attempts to regulate adoption of Russian children by foreigners up to the end of 1994.

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Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Miscellaneous
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