Pathways to permanence for children of black, Asian, and mixed ethnicity

Research Team

Julie Selwyn, David Quinton, Pelita Harris, Dinithi Wijedasa, Shameem Nawaz, Marsha Wood, The Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies, University of Bristol



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Pathways to permanence for black, Asian and mixed ethnicity children

Research briefs


Research Brief 1

Evaluation of services



Pathways to Permanence for Black, Asian and Mixed Ethnicity Children

Julie Selwyn, David Quinton, Perlita Harris, Dinithi Wijedasa, Shameem Nawaz, and Marsha Wood


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Journal Articles

Journal articles & book chapters from Pathways to Permanence

Selwyn, J. and Wijedasa, D. (2009) The placement of minority ethnic children Schofield, G. and Simmonds, J. 'The Child Placement Handbook' London, BAAF 978 1 905664 46 7 pp 363-381

Selwyn, J. and Wijedasa, D. (2010) Pathways to adoption for minority ethnic children in England - reasons for entry to care, Child and Family Social Work, online 15 NOV 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2010.00739.x

Quinton D. and Selwyn J. (2009) Adoption as a solution to intractable parenting problems: Evidence from two English studies Children and Youth Services Review Volume 31, Issue 10, Pages 1119-1126

Selwyn, J. (2006) Understanding pathways to permanence ChildRight, Feb, pp14-17





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