Rethinking Orphanages for the 21st Century

Rethinking Orphanages for the 21st Century

by Richard B. McKenzie, Richard McKenzie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761914439

ISBN-13: 9780761914433

Pub. Date: 09/11/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This volume reviews the policy reforms necessary in the United States for children's homes to become reliable solutions for many of the nation's disadvantaged and abused children. The contributors explore a variety of topics including: judicial issues; child maltreatment; the history of children's homes; regulation and funding; and solutions for reform.

Overview

This volume reviews the policy reforms necessary in the United States for children's homes to become reliable solutions for many of the nation's disadvantaged and abused children. The contributors explore a variety of topics including: judicial issues; child maltreatment; the history of children's homes; regulation and funding; and solutions for reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761914433
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/11/1998
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Heidi Goldsmith
Rethinking Orphanages - Richard B Mc Kenzie
An Introduction
PART ONE: 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 Moriarty
Family Preservation and Child Maltreatment - Richard J Gelles
PART TWO: THE HISTORY AND IMPACT OF ORPHANAGES
The Rise and Fall of American Orphanages - Marvin Olasky
The 1994 Orphanage Debate - Ross D London
A Study in the Politics of Annihilation
Orphanage Alumni - Richard B Mc Kenzie
How They Have Done and How They Evaluate Their Experience
Research on the Psychological Effects of Orphanage Care - John N Mc Call
A Critical Review
Fostering the Demand for Adoptions - William F Shughart II and William F Chappell
An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Orphanages and Foster Care on Adoptions in the United States
PART THREE: PROBLEMS IN BRINGING BACK ORPHANAGES
Social Security, Social Workers and the Care of Dependent Children - Karol C Boudreaux and Donald J Boudreaux
A Public Choice Analysis of Child Care Dollars - Dwight R Lee
The Political Bias in Favor of the Status Quo
Who will Mow the Lawn at Boys Town - Margaret Mc Farlane Wright
Child Labor Laws in an Institutional Setting
The Regulation of Orphanages - Michael De Bow
A Survey and Critique
Funding Our Children's Future - Joseph L Maxwell III
The Interplay of Funding and Regulatory Philosophies on Private Children's Homes
The Cost of Care in Institutions and Families - Donald Wyant, Del Bradshaw and Richard B Mc Kenzie
PART FOUR: THE PATH TO REFORM
Rethinking Orphanages for the 21st Century - Richard B Mc Kenzie
A Search for Reform of the Nation's Child Welfare System

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