Looked after children: can existing services ever succeed? A different view

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  • I Sinclair


Publication details

JournalAdoption & Fostering
DatePublished - 2010
Issue number2
Number of pages6
Pages (from-to)8-13
Original languageEnglish


This article is a reply to an article by Michael Little in the same issue of the journal.

In this article, Ian Sinclair examines the four main arguments put forward in Michael Little's challenge to current social care provision: the care system is not ethical, it is out of date and arbitrary, and too little is known about it. Furthermore, there is an alternative.

    Research areas

  • social work issues, looked after children, children on the edge of care

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