Catalogue by keywords / Adoption

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ISS/IRC Code PER-USA 01-005
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Title Adoption
Author Child Welfare League of America
Generic unit Child Welfare

General information
Date published/issue 06-00-1993
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher Child Welfare League of America, Inc, 440 First Street, NW Washington, DC 20001-2085
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Type of material Periodical
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Document description Commentaries
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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Interacial
Identity-origin
Adoption-open
Adoption
Identity-adoptive
Free text May-June 1993 issue of this publication: special issue on adoption. Series of articles on legal aspects of adoption, open adoptions and transracial adoption. In "Open adoption: what does the 'average person' think?", Elizabeth Lewis Rompf describes the public's attitudes and opinions concerning adoption, open adoption, and the desire or need of adoptees' to search for their biological parents; in the debate for or against transracial adoption: Christopher Bagley argues for transracial adoption in "Transracial adoption in Britain: a follow-up study, with policy considerations; "Transracial adoption: politics and ideology" by Peter Hayes gives a historical perspective of the debate.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Of interest
Work area Psychology
Social work -->
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents
Children