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Recurrent care proceedings: Part 3: Birth mothers – against the odds: turning points for women who have lost children to public care (£)

Date:13 OCT 2014
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KAREN BROADHURST  Senior Lecturer in Socio-Legal Studies University of Manchester
CLAIRE MASON  Research Associate
University of Manchester

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In June 2014 members of our research group published findings concerning the scale and pattern of recurrent care proceedings in England (Broadhurst et al August [2014] Fam Law 1073). Having established that a sizeable population of birth mothers lose multiple infants and children to the care system in successive public law proceedings this then begs the question of whether mothers caught in this cycle ...

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