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What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book reports the findings from the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study, which examined outcomes for adults who were placed in family foster care as children. The primary research questions were ... More


Study Background, Rationale, and Participating Agencies

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins by presenting data on the number of youth in care in the United States and how long they receive services. Next come a description of family foster care and a summary of the ... More


Summary and Recommendations

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter summarizes the Northwest Alumni Study's main study research questions, hypotheses, and findings. Recommendations tied directly to the study data are discussed, along with other ... More


Biotechnology Dilemma 2: Material Transfer Agreements

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on material transfer agreements (MTAs). Scientists frequently need and request materials owned by others. The most common request involves biological materials such as genes, ... More


Wildcats’ World, 1944–1947

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. and his brother Billy are caught up in the excitement of college basketball, which Coach Rupp made very popular in Kentucky in the 1940s. The brothers love the Wildcats and listen to their ... More


Design of Present-Day Epidemiologic Studies of Physical Activity and Health

I-Min Lee and Ralph S. Paffenbarger Jr.

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an in-depth discussion of two large, present-day prospective cohort studies—one in men (the Harvard Alumni Health Study) and one in women (the Nurses' Health Study)—that have ... More


The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

James W. Dean and Deborah Y. Clarke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Colleges and universities stand to benefit greatly when businesspeople engage with them, whether through governing boards, alumni associations, consulting arrangements, philanthropy, or other ... More


The Shack

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Aldo Leopold's book, Game Management, was well received, especially among scientists, conservationists, and sportsmen. With this book, he not only created an entirely new academic discipline. On June ... More


Building an Integrated School

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the work done by West Charlotte's veteran African American teachers and staff members to mentor younger white teachers and administrators, and to ensure that the school's African American ... More


Young Ladies Seduced and Carried Off by Terrorists: Secrets, Spies, and Anticommunist Moral Panic

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Five investigates the impact of moral technocracy—the ways in which doctrinalized moral panic suffused security institutions and made inroads into repressive practice. Categorical alarm about ... More


Separate and Unequal

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the rise of the "corporate reform" approach to school improvement, which involved increased testing and analysis of test data, an intensive focus on separating "good" from "bad" teachers, and ... More


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