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Ellen Foster Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Research the history of race relations in the American South during the second half of the 20th century. How did integration change the lives of blacks and whites in the South, and how have both races felt about these changes?

Investigate the effects of foster care on American children who live in foster homes. Explore autobiographical narratives as well as research studies about life in foster care. How might living in foster homes impact-positively or negatively-a child's ability to build relationships with others?

Has the incidence of Child abuse increased in the last 25 years of the 20th century, or has increased reporting of child abuse made it seem as though child abuse is on the rise in American society? What social conditions might make child abuse a more likely occurrence?

The definition of "family" and "family values" changed dramatically in the 20th century. Research views of...

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