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Table of Contents for
Fostering Nation? Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage by Veronica Strong-Boag

Acknowledgements

Introduction

1. Claiming Kinship

2. “It was an evil place. It was a beautiful place”: Institutions for Children

3. Beginning the Search for Best Interest: Child Protection Considers Fostering from the Late Nineteenth Century to the 1960s

4. Still Searching for Best Interest: Child Protection and Fostering from the 1960s to the Present

5. First Families and the Dilemma of Care

6. Negotiating Surrogacy: The Construction of Foster Parents

7. “Dear Mom and Dad”: Canada’s Children

Conclusion

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index