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Meri Kulmala, Maija Jäppinen, Anna Tarasenko, Anna Pivovarova,

This book provides new and empirically grounded research-based knowledge and insights into the current transformation of the Russian child welfare system. It focuses on the major shift in Russia’s child welfare policy: deinstitutionalisation of the system of children’s homes inherited from the Soviet era and an increase in fostering and adoption.

Changing the Way We Care,

Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) is seeking a consultant to prepare a framework, strategy and resources around collective impact to help inform and guide its new initiative in Moldova, the CTWWC Chief of Party (COP) in Moldova, and the implementing partners.

Jennifer Rasell - Care of the State,

The concluding chapter of Care of the State: Relationships, Kinship and the State in Children’s Homes in Late Socialist Hungary ​​​​​​​draws together the main findings of the author's research into the changing relationships and kinship ties of children who lived in state residential care in socialist Hungary.

Jennifer Rasell - Care of the State,

This chapter from Care of the State: Relationships, Kinship and the State in Children’s Homes in Late Socialist Hungary centres on relationships outside the family, namely to carers, teachers, villagers and peers, as well as belonging to an ethnic community.

Jennifer Rasell - Care of the State,

The various examples in this chapter from Care of the State: Relationships, Kinship and the State in Children’s Homes in Late Socialist Hungary ​​​​​​​ show that children in care continued to have relations with their parents either figuratively or actually.

Jennifer Rasell - Care of the State,

This chapter of Care of the State: Relationships, Kinship and the State in Children’s Homes in Late Socialist Hungary ​​​​​​​explores negotiations between parents and state officials about the care of their children, showing that gendered norms of parenting and ‘appropriate’ family units were implicit parts of child protection policies in state socialist Hungary.

Jennifer Rasell - Care of the State,

This chapter from Care of the State: Relationships, Kinship and the State in Children’s Homes in Late Socialist Hungary looks at child protection in Hungary from the 1950s to the 1980s, arguing that the organisational structures of state welfare bolstered parent-child ties yet restricted sibling relations.

Jennifer Rasell - Care of the State,

This introductory chapter presents the conceptual framework for the book 'Care of the State: Relationships, Kinship and the State in Children’s Homes in Late Socialist Hungary.'

Jennifer Rasell,

Care of the State blends archival, oral history, interview and ethnographic data to study the changing relationships and kinship ties of children who lived in state residential care in socialist Hungary.

Maria Varenikova - The New York Times,

"In one of the more bizarre consequences of coronavirus travel restrictions, biological parents, babies and surrogate mothers have become scattered and sometimes stranded in multiple countries for months this year," says this article from the New York Times that describes the situation of surrogates and babies waiting to be retrieved in Ukraine.