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ERIC Number: EJ538867
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-8046
The Politics of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Matheson, Lou
Social Work, v41 n2 p232-35 Mar 1996
Indian Child Welfare Act became federal law in order to prevent abuses of power by state agencies, courts, and church groups which disrupt Indian families by placing American Indian children in foster care in non-American Indian households. This article studies the impact of the law and discusses a case study of three American Indian children. (FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Indian Child Welfare Act 1978