Privatization of Child Welfare Services in the U.S.A. Current Policy in Historical Context

Rebecca L. Hegar
2016 Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift  
This article analyses historical trends in privatization of child welfare services in the United States, including children's homes, foster family care, and adoption. It also considers how professionalization and deprofessionalization of child welfare services have varied with shifts in the dominant auspices for the provision of social services.
doi:10.3384/svt.2005.12.2-3.2622 fatcat:gm2hvrvxpzchhfmh5h2vpmukz4