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Title Children and Young People 'Looked After'? : Education, Intervention and the Everyday Culture of Care in Wales / edited by Dawn Mannay, Alyson Rees and Louise Roberts.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : University of Wales Press, 2019.

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Summary Despite a proliferation of legislative action in response to differential outcomes, the relative educational, employment and lifecourse disadvantages of individuals who have experienced the care system remains a pressing issue of widespread international concern. In Wales, a significant body of work has been produced on and with care-experienced children and young people. This edited collection attempts to highlight these valuable insights in a single volume, with contributions from well-established and early career scholars working in different traditions - including education, psychology, policy studies, sociology and social work - to provide a unique opportunity for reflection across disciplinary boundaries and shed new light on common problems and opportunities stimulated by research in the field of social care. The volume introduces a range of contexts and sites - including the home, the school, alternative educational institutions, contact centres, and the natural environment - and reflexively explores changes and continuities within the political and geographical landscape that constitutes Wales. Each chapter introduces insights, reflections and recommendations about the care system and its impacts, which will be useful for readers across geographical contexts who are concerned with improving the lives of children, young people and wider family networks.
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Subject Education -- Wales.
Early childhood education -- Psychological aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Mannay, Dawn, editor.
Roberts, Louise, editor.
Rees, Alyson, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Roberts, Louise. Children and Young People Looked After? : Education, Intervention and the Everyday Culture of Care in Wales. Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2019
ISBN 9781786833563 (electronic bk.)
1786833565 (electronic bk.)