Title

International Advances in Adoption Research for Practice

Document Type

Edited Book

Abstract

This is a unique compilation of cross-cultural and international attitudes towards adoption research and outcomes.

  • Whilst informal adoption of children has probably always existed across all human societies, this work is timely in that interest in the role of legal adoption as both a child welfare solution and as a means of alternative family formation for adults wanting to become parents has never been higher.
  • This book is an edited collection of 13 papers based on invited keynote presentations or paper symposia presentations given at the Second International Conference on Adoption Research (ICAR2) 2006.
  • It gives a unique Cross-cultural look at adoption from worldwide, multidisciplinary community of distinguished and emerging adoption researchers.
  • International appeal, with different countries laws, attitudes and outcomes fully explored

Department(s)

Psychology

Publication Title

Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date

1-24-2009

DOI

10.1002/9780470741276

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