Catalogue by countries / Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming America

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT US-026
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Title Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming America
Author PERTMAN Adam
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2000
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
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Publisher Basic Books, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022-5299, USA
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Page 349
Price
ISBN 0 465 05651 2
Type of material Book
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Document description
Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Legislation-comment
Interacial
Ethics
Improper-gain
Conv-thc-implement
Origins-info
Adoption-intercountry
Adoption-open
Institution-child
Adoption-domestic
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
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Free text The author has analysed the development of adoption, both domestic and intercountry in the USA. He gives an account covering issues related to adoption which include: the diversity in the types of families being formed by adoption; openness in adoption; birth parent's role in adoption; adoptees' search for information on their origins; availability of adoption benefits and leave; positive changes to be expected in intercountry adoption from ratification of the Hague Convention of 1993; attitudes and effects of transracial adoptions; adoptions through the Internet; trafficking and illegal practices in adoption of children in the USA.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Miscellaneous
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Parents