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Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare Services: Challenges and Successes
     

Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare Services: Challenges and Successes

by Madelyn Freundlich, Sarah Gerstenzang (Joint Author)
 
Many government bodies and policymakers have embraced privatization of child welfare services, while others question whether privatization is truly more cost effective or provides the best services. An Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare reports on six states' efforts to privatize their child welfare systems and their varying levels of success. This

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Many government bodies and policymakers have embraced privatization of child welfare services, while others question whether privatization is truly more cost effective or provides the best services. An Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare reports on six states' efforts to privatize their child welfare systems and their varying levels of success. This research documents the rich experiences of a variety of communities that have moved to private service delivery and will help child welfare practitioners everywhere understand what privatization can -- and cannot -- do to help them help children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878688760
Publisher:
Child Welfare League of America, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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