Relative foster care : a family state discourse

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Title: Relative foster care : a family state discourse
Authors: O'Brien, Valerie
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Date: 1997
Abstract: In this paper, preliminary analysis of research by the author in the area of relative care is presented. Four main areas relevant to the family : state discourse with respect to relative foster care are examined : The historical evolution of state care within which relative care is located, The changes in family : state relationships arising out of the increased use of relative foster care, The systemic ideas used in my research, and showing how these ideas assist in understanding the evolving relationships between family and state, The issues concerning the orientation of future development of this care option.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Family Therapy Association of Ireland
Keywords: Kinship careFamily state relationshipsSystemicFamily therapy
Subject LCSH: Kinship care--Ireland
Family psychotherapy--Ireland
Family policy--Ireland
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: Paper presented at the Annual FTNI Conference (Dublin, May 1996), Celebrating 21 Years Of Family Therapy In Ireland
Appears in Collections:Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection

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