Catalogue by titles / Dimensions of Substitute Child Care: A Comparative Study of Foster and Residential Care Practice

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT UK-058
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Title Dimensions of Substitute Child Care: A Comparative Study of Foster and Residential Care Practice
Author COLTON Matthew
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Date published/issue 00-00-1996
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Publisher Avebury, Gower Publishing House, Croft Road, Aldershot, Hants. GU11 3HR, United Kingdom
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Page 289
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ISBN 0 566 05612 7
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Index Foster-care
Substitute-family
Institution-child
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Free text Results of comparative study of care practice in special foster homes and children's homes for older chidren in local authority care in Britain, intended, among other things, to "ascertain whether the responses manifested by the children...(through observation of their behaviour, their perceptions of their social environments and their progress during their placements).. can be related to the care practices they experience". Filed with this book: article by M. Colton from Children & Society (1992) 6:1 (National Children's Bureau publication), pp 25-37 - Carers of Children: Comparative Study of the Practices of Residential and Foster Carers.

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