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Foster Parenthood

A Role Analysis

Author:

David Fanshel

Foster Parenthood
Foster Parenthood

David Fanshel is Professor Emeritus in the Columbia University School of Social Work, former director of the University’s Child Welfare Research Program, and former director of research for the Child Welfare League of America.

Foster Parenthood

CONTENTS

1 BACKGROUND FOR THE RESEARCH
2 SOME THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
3 THE PLAN OF THE STUDY
4 INTERVIEWS WITH FOSTER MOTHERS
5 INTERVIEWS WITH FOSTER FATHERS
6 DEVELOPMENT OF SCALE AND INDEX SCORES
7 CHILD-REARING ATTITUDES OF FOSTER MOTHERS
8 THE FOSTER PARENT APPRAISAL FORM
9 CASEWORKERS' APPRAISAL OF FOSTER PARENTS
10 CORRELATIONS OF SELF-REVELATIONS AND RATINGS
11 INCENTIVES FOR FOSTER PARENTHOOD
12 FINAL PERSPECTIVES AND IMPLICATIONS

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