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An Argument For, and One Against, Open Family Courts

Sunshine Is Good for Children Matthew Fraidin, Associate Professor of Law at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Fraidin, who oversees a clinical program where students represent birth […]

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Attachment in Foster Care: The Role of Maternal Sensitivity, Adoption, and Foster Mother Experience

The attachment relationships between 76 young foster children and their foster mothers were examined with the purpose of understanding how maternal sensitivity, adoption status, and foster mother experience contribute to relationship quality. Demographic variables were […]

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An International Analysis of Child Welfare

This dissertation examines the determinants of international variations in child welfare. It focuses on the relationship between child welfare and the distribution of power in societies, using a composite measurement called the “holistic child welfare […]