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Residential Care of ChildrenComparative Perspectives$
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Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195309188

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.001.0001

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Residential Care in Korea

Residential Care in Korea

Past, Present, and Future

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Residential Care of Children

bong Joo LEE

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines how residential care is defined and how it has evolved over time in Korea. It discusses major sociodemographic, ideological, and cultural factors that have contributed to the development of residential care. After a detailed description of the current situation of residential care, the chapter concludes with an exploration of future directions and potential concerns about residential care in Korea.

Keywords:   child care, child welfare, child services, foster care, Korea

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