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Rethinking orphanages for the 21st century [electronic resource] / edited by Richard B. McKenzie.

Contributor(s): McKenzie, Richard B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1999Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 327 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452264929 (electronic bk.); 1452264929 (electronic bk.).Other title: Rethinking orphanages for the twenty-first century.Subject(s): Orphanages -- United States -- History | Orphanages -- Government policy -- United States | Foster home care -- United States | Weeshuizen | Overheidsbeleid | Residenti�ele hulpverlening | Waisenhaus | Sozialpolitik | Aufsatzsammlung | Waisenkind | USA | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & WelfareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rethinking orphanages for the 21st century.DDC classification: 362.73/2 Other classification: 80.83 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Richard B. McKenzie -- The state of child welfare / Conna Craig and Derek Herbert -- The nation's child welfare problems as viewed from the bench / Estella May Moriarty -- Family preservation and child maltreatment / Richard J. Gelles -- The rise and fall of American orphanages / Marvin Olasky -- The 1994 orphanage debate : A study in the politics of annihilation / Ross D. London -- Orphanage alumnni : How they have done and how they evaluate their experience / Richard B. McKenzie -- Research on the psychological effects of orphanage care : A critical review / John N. McCall -- Fostering the demand for adoptions : An empirical analysis of the impact of orphanages and foster care on adoptions in the United States / William F. Shughart, II and William F. Chappell -- Social security, social workers, and the care of dependent children / Karol C. Bowdreaux and Donald J. Bowdreaux -- A public choice analysis of child care dollars : The political bias in favor of the status quo / Dwight R. Lee -- Who will mow the lawn at Boys Town? Child labor laws in an institutional setting / Margaret MacFarlane Wright -- The regulation of orphanages : A survey and critique / Michael DeBow -- Funding our children's future : The interplay of funding and regulatory philosophies on private children's homes / Joseph L. Maxwell, III -- The cost of care in institutions and families / Del Bradshaw, Donald Wyant, Richard B. McKenzie -- Rethinking orphanages for the 21st century : A search for reform of the nation's child welfare system / Richard B. McKenzie.
Summary: Exploring the only option for a growing army of children who cannot be placed for adoption or fostering, this text demonstrates from a large-scale survey of orphan alumni that they outpace the general population in most areas of life.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword : Heidi Goldsmith -- Rethinking orphanages : An introduction / Richard B. McKenzie -- Part I. Child care in the United States -- The state of child welfare / Conna Craig and Derek Herbert -- The nation's child welfare problems as viewed from the bench / Estella May Moriarty -- Family preservation and child maltreatment / Richard J. Gelles -- Part II. The history and impact of orphanages -- The rise and fall of American orphanages / Marvin Olasky -- The 1994 orphanage debate : A study in the politics of annihilation / Ross D. London -- Orphanage alumnni : How they have done and how they evaluate their experience / Richard B. McKenzie -- Research on the psychological effects of orphanage care : A critical review / John N. McCall -- Fostering the demand for adoptions : An empirical analysis of the impact of orphanages and foster care on adoptions in the United States / William F. Shughart, II and William F. Chappell -- Part III. Problems in bringing back orphanages -- Social security, social workers, and the care of dependent children / Karol C. Bowdreaux and Donald J. Bowdreaux -- A public choice analysis of child care dollars : The political bias in favor of the status quo / Dwight R. Lee -- Who will mow the lawn at Boys Town? Child labor laws in an institutional setting / Margaret MacFarlane Wright -- The regulation of orphanages : A survey and critique / Michael DeBow -- Funding our children's future : The interplay of funding and regulatory philosophies on private children's homes / Joseph L. Maxwell, III -- The cost of care in institutions and families / Del Bradshaw, Donald Wyant, Richard B. McKenzie -- Part IV. The path to reform -- Rethinking orphanages for the 21st century : A search for reform of the nation's child welfare system / Richard B. McKenzie.

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Exploring the only option for a growing army of children who cannot be placed for adoption or fostering, this text demonstrates from a large-scale survey of orphan alumni that they outpace the general population in most areas of life.

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