International Advances in Adoption Research for Practice

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Gretchen Miller Wrobel, Elsbeth Neil
Wiley, 12 Jan 2009 - 358 halaman
This is a unique compilation of cross-cultural and internationalattitudes towards adoption research and outcomes.
  • Whilst informal adoption of children has probably alwaysexisted across all human societies, this work is timely in thatinterest in the role of legal adoption as both a child welfaresolution and as a means of alternative family formation for adultswanting to become parents has never been higher.
  • This book is an edited collection of 13 papers based on invitedkeynote presentations or paper symposia presentations given at theSecond International Conference on Adoption Research (ICAR2)  2006. 
  • It gives a unique Cross-cultural look at adoption fromworldwide, multidisciplinary community of distinguished andemerging adoption researchers.
  • International appeal, with different countries laws, attitudesand outcomes fully explored

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Gretchen Miller Wrobel is a Professor of Psychology at Bethel University, USA, and Investigator on the Minnesota-Texas Adoption Research Project focusing on the impact of openness in adoptive relationships. Her main interests are family communication about adoption and adoption-related curiosity.

Elsbeth Neil is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Social Work and Psychology at the University of East Anglia, UK. She has experience as a childcare social worker in the UK. Her main research interests are in contact after adoption and post adoption support services, particularly in relation to children adopted from public care.

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