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  1. Mothering, Mixed Families and Racialised Boundaries

    Edited by Ravinder Barn, Vicki Harman

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This pioneering volume draws together theoretical and empirical contributions analyzing the experiences of white mothers in interracial families in Britain, Canada and the USA. The growth of the mixed race population reflects an increasingly racially and culturally heterogeneous society, shaped by...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Parental Obligations and Bioethics

    The Duties of a Creator

    By Bernard G. Prusak

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Young People and the Care Experience

    Research, Policy and Practice

    By Julie Shaw, Nick Frost

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The care system looks after the most vulnerable young people in society – those who are, for a variety of reasons, unable to live with their parents. Young People and the Care Experience examines what can be done to support young people to remain at home, and if this is not possible, how they can...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Social Work with Children and Families

    Developing Advanced Practice

    By Penelope Welbourne

    Series: Post-qualifying Social Work

    There is an increasing emphasis on post-qualifying training for social workers, especially in the complex and demanding area of working with children and families. This essential textbook is especially designed for practitioners studying at this level. Accessible and thorough, the text focuses on a...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Wellbeing of Children in Care

    A New Approach for Improving Developmental Outcomes

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Because of their previous damaging experiences, many children and young people enter the care system having already developed emotional problems or at a greater risk of developing them. However, in addition to this, research and experience consistently show that being in care is likely to aggravate...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Emotional Experience of Adoption

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective

    Edited by Debbie Hindle, Graham Shulman

    Adoption is an extremely complex and emotionally demanding process for all those involved. This book explores the emotional experience of adoption from a psychoanalytic perspective, and demonstrates how psychoanalytic understanding and treatment can contribute to thinking about and working with...

    Published April 13th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Lives of Foster Carers

    Private Sacrifices, Public Restrictions

    By Linda Nutt

    The Lives of Foster Carers analyzes the contradictions, conflicts, and ambiguities experienced by foster carers arising from the inter-penetrations of public bureaucracy and private family life. Topics covered include: social policy pertinent to childcare the history of foster care service...

    Published April 19th 2006 by Routledge

  8. In Care and After

    A Positive Perspective

    Edited by Elaine Chase, Antonia Simon, Sonia Jackson

    Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  9. After Adoption

    Direct Contact and Relationships

    By Janette Logan, Carole Smith

    Few children nowadays are placed for adoption with no form of contact planned with birth relatives and it has become common professional practice to advocate direct rather than indirect contact. Practice has outstripped evidence in this respect and not enough is known about how contact arrangements...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Adoption

    Changing Families, Changing Times

    Edited by Anthony Douglas, Terry Philpot

    Adoption: Changing Families, Changing Times draws together contributions from all those with an interest in adoption: adopted people; birth parents and adoptive parents; practitioners and managers in the statutory and voluntary sectors; academics and policy makers. Chapters on research and policy...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge

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