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ISS/IRC Code COM-INTL-ADOPT ENG-031
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Title Intercountry Adoption: The Process and the Risks
Author BARR Brenda
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Date published/issue 00-00-1993
Date received 00-00-0000
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Language of document English

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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Interacial
State-receiving
Child-health-info
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Free text Undated document (post 1993). The authors, from Mercer University warn of the risks involved in intercountry adoption. Among the problems they discuss in this paper are irregularities in the adoption process where the best interests of the child are not taken into consideration; health problems of intercountry adoptees; psychosocial consequences suffered by adopted children, particularly in transracial adoptions.

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