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Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Jan Abel Olsen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199237814
eISBN:
9780191717215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237814.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Principles in Health Economics and Policy is a concise introduction to health economics and its application to health policy. It introduces the subject of economics, explains the ... More


Attitudes of Care

Duana Fullwiley

in The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Senegalese French-trained research-physicians in Dakar have adopted similar low-tech strategies and health interventions within the biomedical realm. It focuses on how ... More


Children in alternative care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes how family abuse and neglect are the main reasons that children are in alternative care. In China, due to the absence of an effective child protection system, very few children ... More


Alternative care practices in child welfare institutions

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the alternative care policies in the research cities — Beijing, Taiyuan, Datong, Urumqi, and Nanning. The institutions' policies and practices during the children's childhood ... More


State support for children in informal care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the implications of informal care relationships for children as they become young adults. These issues are important for the larger questions about good types of alternative ... More


Policy implications for young people leaving care in China

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews how the Chinese and international communities are sharing understanding about good practice in alternative care while children are growing up, particularly by prioritizing ... More


Growing up in institutional family group care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how, in addition to formal foster care in families, some state child welfare institutions also provide alternative care in family groups with a paid house mother on the site of ... More


Social inclusion impact of a childhood in state care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how the love and care that children receive in their families or alternative care are among the most important factors influencing the quality of the childhood experience. Young ... More


Child Protection

Claire Fenton-Glynn

in Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198787518
eISBN:
9780191829628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787518.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the obligations placed on domestic authorities in the field of child protection. It starts by examining the way in which the Court has attempted to balance the rights of parents ... More


Orphanhood and the Politics of Adoption in Uganda

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Despite a proliferation of orphans due to the AIDS pandemic, few African countries until recently have encouraged adoption—domestic or international—as a response. Though AIDS infection rates peaked ... More


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