Catalogue by countries / Intercountry Adoption: Developments, trends and perspectives

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ISS/IRC Code COM-INTL-ADOPT ENG-024
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Title Intercountry Adoption: Developments, trends and perspectives
Author SELMAN Peter (Ed.)
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Date published/issue 00-00-2000
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF), Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX,
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Page 545
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ISBN 1 873868 84 7
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Index Interacial
State-receiving
Child-rights
Adoption-intercountry
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Free text Collection of articles by a number of experts in the field of adoption worldwide who are concerned with the issues surrounding intercountry adoption, how it affects the children involved and how it should be carried out in their best interests and work towards upholding their rights. The book is divided into five sections looking at different aspects of intercountry adoption which give background information as a means to provoke discussions in the UK as the country moves to ratify the Hague Convention of 1993: Section I: The development of overseas adoption; Section II: Reseach into outcomes of intercountry adoption; Section III: Intercountry adoption in the UK; Section IV: A worldwide perspective: experience from other countries; Section V: Personal perspectives on intercountry adoption.

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