Contributor biographical information for Apologies and the legacy of abuse of children in 'care' : international perspectives / edited by Johanna Skold, Senior Lecturer in Child Studies, Linkoping University, Sweden and Shurlee Swain, Professor, Australian Catholic University, Australia.


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Johanna Sköld is Lecturer in Child Studies at Linköping University, Sweden, and has written extensively about the history of foster care. She is a former member of the Swedish Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse and Neglect in Institutions and Foster Homes, and now researches comparative studies of similar inquiries internationally.

Shurlee Swain is Professor of Humanities at Australian Catholic University in New South Wales, Australia, and is a chief investigator on Australia's Find & Connect web resource project. She has published widely in the area of child and family welfare and her research has informed several of Australia's inquiries into the legacy of abuse in care.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Child abuse.
Abused children.
Children -- Institutional care.
Foster home care.
Child abuse -- Case studies.
Abused children -- Case studies -- Case studies.
Children -- Institutional care -- Case studies.
Foster home care -- Case studies.