First published in 1998. This is Volume VIII of the fifteen in the Sociology of Gender and the Family series. This research was designed to explore primarily the relationship between theory and practice in foster care.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter I Principles and Issues of Foster Care in the Nineteenth Century; Chapter II The Role of Foster Parents; Chapter III Recruitment of Foster Parents; Chapter IV Assessment of Foster Parents; Chapter V Preplacement Work in Foster Care; Chapter VI Outcome of Foster Care; Chapter VII Conclusion;
V. George Department of Social Science, Nottingham University