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Home Away From Home: The Forgotten History of Orphanages

Richard B. McKenzie

ISBN:

9781594032455

Publisher:

Encounter Books

Publication Date:

2009

Binding:

Hardcover

Synopsis:
Presents a balanced assessment of historical orphanages and the typical experiences of children raised in orphanage environments, in a report that challenges popular misconceptions to reveal how most orphanages were sound, if imperfect, solutions to dire child welfare conditions and may provide better care than today's foster-care system.

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Other editions: Hardcover - 2009, Hardcover - 2008, Hardcover - 2008, Hardcover - 2006, Hardcover - 2003, Softcover - 2001, Hardcover - 2000, Softcover - 2000, 1999, Hardcover - 1999


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