Perceptions of Long-Term Female Foster-Carers: I'm Not a Carer, I'm a Mother

Oxford Univ Press
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British Journal of Social Work, 2013, 43 (6), pp. 1056 - 1072
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The need for foster-carers has significantly increased in recent decades as growing numbers of children are in need of out-of-home care. However, despite their importance to the foster-care system, the foster-carer role is imbued with ambiguity. The perc
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