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A Four-Nation comparison of kinship care in the UK: The relationship between formal kinship care and deprivation

McCartan, Claire, Bunting, Lisa, Bywaters, Paul, Davidson, Gavin, Elliott, Martin and Hooper, Jade 2018. A Four-Nation comparison of kinship care in the UK: The relationship between formal kinship care and deprivation. Social Policy and Society 17 (4) , pp. 619-635. 10.1017/S1474746418000179

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Abstract

The practice of extended family and friends helping to care for children when their parents are unable to is an enduring tradition in many cultures. Kinship care provides the largest proportion of out of home care in Western society but many of these carers experience poverty and deprivation, and do not receive comparable levels of support, financial or professional, to other placement types. This study provides UK evidence for the relationship between kinship care and deprivation and examines how the welfare state frames kinship care in policy and practice.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
ISSN: 1474-7464
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 20 July 2018
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2019 10:00
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/113324

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