Chapter II. Baby Homes in the Russian Federation

  1. St. Petersburg

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309683.ch2

The Effects of Early Social-Emotional and Relationship Experience on the Development of Young Orphanage Children

The Effects of Early Social-Emotional and Relationship Experience on the Development of Young Orphanage Children

How to Cite

Petersburg, St. (2009) Baby Homes in the Russian Federation, in The Effects of Early Social-Emotional and Relationship Experience on the Development of Young Orphanage Children, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309683.ch2

Author Information

  1. Orphanage Research Team, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2009

Book Series:

Book Series Editors:

  1. W. Andrew Collins

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Minnesota, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405195997

Online ISBN: 9781444309683

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Keywords:

  • baby homes in Russian federation;
  • Russian Federation - era of the czars, Soviet society, and the post-soviet period;
  • Soviet government, abolishing all children's and fostering institutions after 1917 revolution;
  • Council of Ministers, passing a resolution in 1988;
  • baby homes (BH), having specialized therapists;
  • Feeding, representing lack of social-emotional interaction between caregivers and children;
  • lack of caregiver-child social-emotional interaction and relationships - reflecting children's behaviors;
  • St. Petersburg City Committee in 1992, starting “Infant Habilitation”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Brief History of Orphanages in the Russian Federation

  • Contemporary BHs

  • The BHs, Caregivers, and Children in the Current Study