Parenting for the State

An Ethnographic Analysis of Non-Profit Foster Care

By Teresa Toguchi Swartz

© 2005 – Routledge

168 pages

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pub: 2013-04-30
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About the Book

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.

About the Author

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.

About the Series

New Approaches in Sociology

Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC025000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC026010
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & Family