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Raising Government ChildrenA History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State$
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Catherine E. Rymph

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469635644

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635644.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

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(p.177) Conclusion
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Raising Government Children
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Catherine E. Rymph

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635644.003.0009

The conclusion briefly summarizes some of the developments in foster care in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, including the rise of the permanency movement, the passage of the 1980 Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act, and the 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act, each of which shaped the development of foster care, particularly in the areas of subsidized adoption and easier paths to Termination of Parental Rights (TPR). The conclusion also argues that society’s reluctance to adequately support low income birth mothers and low paid foster mothers is part of a broader ambivalence about careworkers in general.

Keywords:   permanency movement, carework, subsidized adoption, Termination of Parental Rights (TPR), Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA)

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