Catalogue by countries / International Conference on Adoption

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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-002
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Title International Conference on Adoption
Author BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering)
Generic unit Adoption and Fostering

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Date published/issue 00-00-1991
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, 200 Union Street, London SE1 OLX, United Kingdom
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Type of material Periodical
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Report-Conf
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Index Interacial
Adoption-intercountry
Pap-homosexual
Paps-eligibility
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Prevention-abandon
Free text Special edition of this publication containing a report of a conference on adoption organized by BAAF in conjunction with Edinburgh University and Lothian Regional Council (Edinburgh, September 1991). Among contributors: John Triseliotis on "Perceptions of permanence" and "Intercountry Adoption- a brief overview of the research evidence"; Damien Ngabonziza - "Moral and political issues facing relinquishing countries". Other contributions on the subjects of openness in adoption, racial and ethnic identity in adoption, concept of parenthood. Vol 15, No 1 contains an article on Using respite care to prevent long-term family breakdown by Stephen Webb and Jane Aldgate; Vol 15, No 2 - Competent child-focused practice: working with lesbian and gay carers by Helen Cosis Brown where the author argues for the best interest of the child to be the guide in assessing prospective adoptive parents, including gay and lesbian applicants.

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Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
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