Racial disproportionality in child welfare /

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Author / Creator:Harris, Marian Sabrina.
Imprint:New York : Columbia University Press, ©2014.
Description:1 online resource (xx, 332 pages)
Subject:Child welfare -- United States.
Social work with minorities -- United States.
Social work with African American children.
Social service and race relations -- United States.
Race discrimination -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
Child welfare.
Race discrimination.
Social service and race relations.
Social work with African American children.
Social work with minorities.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11223975
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Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
In English.
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Summary:The number of children of color entering the child welfare system in the United States is disproportionately high. This is especially true among African-American children, who, though they comprise 15% of children in the U.S., account for 37% of the total children placed in foster care. The numbers are also high for Native American and Latino children. Not only are children of color removed from parental custody and placed in care more often than their white counterparts, but they also remain in care longer, receive fewer services, and have less contact with the caseworkers assigned to th.
Other form:Print version: Harris, Marian S. Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2014 9780231150477
Standard no.:10.7312/harr15046