1st Edition

Parenting for the State
An Ethnographic Analysis of Non-Profit Foster Care

ISBN 9780415650670
Published May 1, 2013 by Routledge
182 Pages

USD $55.95

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Book Description

Through careful ethnography and rich in-depth interviews at a non-profit foster family agency, this book takes a look behind the scenes of our troubled foster care system.



Teresa Toguchi Swartz is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on families; race, class, and gender; and social policy.