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Young People Leaving State Care in China$
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Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen Fisher

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781447336693

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.001.0001

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Alternative care practices in child welfare institutions

Alternative care practices in child welfare institutions

Chapter:
(p.29) Three Alternative care practices in child welfare institutions
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Young People Leaving State Care in China
Author(s):

Xiaoyuan Shang

Karen R. Fisher

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0003

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 and when they reach late teenage years affect the quality of the transition of young people out of care, such as whether they are required to leave, are supported to leave, have the capacity to leave and understand the benefits of leaving. The policies and practices affect the expectations and capacity of young people to achieve social inclusion in their young adulthood and to experience their rights to transition towards independent living in the same way as their peers in their communities, as well as support them to avoid the risks of social exclusion.

Keywords:   alternative care policies, Beijing, Taiyuan, Datong, Urumqi, Nanning, children, social inclusion, social exclusion

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