An Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare

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Physical neglect � voluntary food deprivation, poor hygiene, lack of supervision, unjustified unattended problems or medical needs, delayed medical care, lack of clothing and shelter. Time spent on welfare never looks good on a résumé, and welfare dependence erodes important work habits and job skills and reduces the sorts of contacts with other employed people that can lead to future job opportunities. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Pages: 309

Publisher: Child Welfare League of Amer (March 2003)

ISBN: 0878688765

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