2002
DOI: 10.1177/030857590202600206 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: US research suggests that kinship foster carers are a valued resource but less well supported than carers who are strangers. Jennifer Sykes, Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson draw on data from their own large-scale study of foster carers to see if similar issues arise in England. The study suggests that kinship carers are a heterogeneous group. Some want to be treated as carers entitled to similar levels of financial reward, and in need of training. Others may see support from social services as ‘intrusi… Show more

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