‘What about my dad? Black Fathers and the Child Protection System. / Gupta, Anna; Featherstone, Brid.

In: Critical and Radical Social Work, Vol. 4, No. 1, 01.03.2016, p. 77 - 91.

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‘What about my dad? Black Fathers and the Child Protection System. / Gupta, Anna; Featherstone, Brid.

In: Critical and Radical Social Work, Vol. 4, No. 1, 01.03.2016, p. 77 - 91.

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Gupta, A & Featherstone, B 2016, '‘What about my dad? Black Fathers and the Child Protection System', Critical and Radical Social Work, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 77 - 91. https://doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14502659300361

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Gupta, Anna ; Featherstone, Brid. / ‘What about my dad? Black Fathers and the Child Protection System. In: Critical and Radical Social Work. 2016 ; Vol. 4, No. 1. pp. 77 - 91.

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