Children without homes

an examination of public responsibility to children in out-of-home care : final report by Jane Knitzer

Publisher: Children"s Defense Fund in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 282 Downloads: 439
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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Child welfare -- United States.,
  • Children -- Institutional care -- United States.,
  • Foster home care -- United States.,
  • Adoption -- United States.,
  • Foster children -- United States.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Jane Knitzer and Mary Lee Allen.
ContributionsAllen, Mary Lee, joint author., Washington Research Project. Children"s Defense Fund.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV741 .K54
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4751446M
LC Control Number78074230

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