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Poverty and Child Placement: A New/Old Idea

Author: Gustavsson, Nora S.; MacEachron, Ann E.
Author Background:
Date 1/1/97
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Poverty;
Volume/Pages 1, 2, 81-93
Subject Matter Native Americans
Abstract Examines the historical precedents of child placement, reviews the experience of Native Americans - the poorest group of Americans - & analyzes child placement through the lens of poverty. In addition, the role of the federalgovernment in protecting vulnerable children is examined by comparing two federal laws - the Indian Child Welfare Act & the Adoption Assistance & Child Welfare Act. 49 References. Adapted from the source document