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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-003
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Title Adoption and Fostering
Author BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering)
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Date published/issue 00-00-1995
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX
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Page 61 p
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Type of material Periodical
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Document description Commentaries
Country concerned
Index Foster-care
Substitute-family
Ethics
Education-child-needs
Adoption
Awareness-raising
Pap-homosexual
Worktool
Child-interest
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Winter 1995 issue of this quarterly publication by BAAF. Contains a number of articles on different issues pertaining to adoption of children. Editorial on " redefining 'family values' "; Newspoints - text of BAAF Statement on Adoption which launched in 1995 as the result of collaboration between BAAF and agencies with an interest in adoption and children more generally. New Centre for Adoption and Identity Studies set up at the University of East London "to develop a new agenda of research, debate and policy making around issues of identity, childhood and family life, especially as these affect the fields of fostering, adoption and family care". Article by Prof. David Howe on "Adoption and attachment" where the author interviews a number of adoptive parents to assess the importance of their adoptive children's early attachment experiences for their future development.; In "Policy issues in gay and lesbian adoption", (article originally published in Child Welfare League of America) Ann Sullivan discusses considerations of universal interest about homosexual adopters; article on "Legal, policy and practice issues for intercountry adoptions in the United States" by Carol Carstens and María Juliá

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Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Miscellaneous
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