TITLE

Press Coverage and Public Perception

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, Nina
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Winter2000, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a personal narrative on child welfare reporting. Overview of a class action lawsuit against the foster care system of New York City; Details on the case of Shirley Wilder, a foster mother; History of child welfare in the United States.
ACCESSION #
3961488

 

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