The ‘mixed race’ category is understood to be an element of drawback in children’s social care and this quickest starting to be inhabitants is much more likely than the other ethnic team to event care admission. How does wisdom of ‘mixedness’ underpin coverage and perform? How, whilst and why is the category ‘mixed’ a drawback? via narrative interviews with kids presently in foster care, Fostering combined Race Children examines the influence of care tactics on children’s daily studies. Peters indicates how the ‘mixed race’ type impacts care admission, together with either brief and lengthy time period fostering and care leaving, and shapes the reports of kids in usually hostile methods. The booklet strikes clear of the psychologising of ‘mixedness’ in the direction of a much-needed sociological research of ‘mixedness’ and ‘mixing’ on the intersection of foster care processes.
This ebook may be of curiosity to academics and practitioners operating with households and youngsters. Peters offers a child-centred narrative concentration and provides designated insights right into a advanced area.
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