Parenting for the State
An Ethnographic Analysis of Non-Profit Foster Care
Published June 24th 2005 by Routledge – 168 pages
Series: New Approaches in Sociology
Through careful ethnography and rich in-depth interviews at a non-profit foster family agency, this book takes a look behind the scenes of our troubled foster care system.
Teresa Toguchi Swartz is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on families; race, class, and gender; and social policy.