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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence 12/2019

02-11-2019 | Book Review

Naomi Glenn-Levin Rodriguez: Fragile Families: Foster Care, Immigration, and Citizenship

University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2017, 232 pp, ISBN 9780812249385

Auteur: Mahrukh Ali

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 12/2019

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Naomi Glenn-Levin Rodriguez, in Fragile Families: Foster Care, Immigration, and Citizenship, explores the intersectionality between the child welfare system and the immigration system within the United States, and how these structures are facilitated by actors such as social workers, biological and foster parents, as well as local and federal governments. Working as an intern for the Esperanza Foster Family Agency in San Diego, Rodriguez focuses on the experiences of Latina/o families enmeshed within the San Diego-Tijuana welfare systems. She elaborates on the discretion exercised by individuals in the foster care system and the outcome of this discretion on involved parties, i.e. foster and biological parents, and children. Her book also encompasses an overarching theme of correlation between the child welfare system and immigration status, as detention and deportation paired with racializing processes and structural inequality position certain families as more likely to find themselves entangled in the system. With examples derived from her interviews as well as her observational data, Rodriguez ( 2017, p. 2) sheds light on the “families … made through the awkward, fumbling, haphazard intervention of the state.” …
Literatuur
go back to reference Rodriguez, N.G-L. (2017). Fragile families: foster care, immigration, and citizenship. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. Rodriguez, N.G-L. (2017). Fragile families: foster care, immigration, and citizenship. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Metagegevens
Titel
Naomi Glenn-Levin Rodriguez: Fragile Families: Foster Care, Immigration, and Citizenship
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2017, 232 pp, ISBN 9780812249385
Auteur
Mahrukh Ali
Publicatiedatum
02-11-2019
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 12/2019
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-019-01159-z