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ERIC Number: EJ495887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Applying Organizational Ecology to the Family: The Case of Who Persists in Providing Foster Care.
Tucker, David J.; And Others
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v56 n4 p1005-18 Nov 1994
Analyzed event history data on population of 629 foster homes over 23-year period, showing that pattern of exits from providing care could be explained in part by "liability of adolescence" hypothesis. Risk of exit, initially low, increased with chronological aging of family, and then showed pattern of decline. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada