The Background of Children who enter Local Authority Care

@inproceedings{Bebbington1989TheBO,
  title={The Background of Children who enter Local Authority Care},
  author={Andrew Bebbington and John Miles},
  year={1989}
}
SUMMARY The family backgrounds of 2500 children admitted to care in England were investigated, to quantify the association between indicators of material and social deprivation and entry to care. These indicators are more closely associated than in Packman's national survey of 1962. Broken family is the most significant factor, though there are several alternative explanations for this, which have quite different policy implications. When allowance is made for other social factors, children… CONTINUE READING

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