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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT ENG-077
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Title Family and Social Integration of Children Adopted Internationally: A Review of the Literature
Author OUELLETTE Françoise-Romaine
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Date published/issue 00-00-2001
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published CANADA
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Publisher INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Société,( Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Université d
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Page 199
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ISBN 2 89575 008 04
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Index Interacial
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Free text Adoption literature is reviewed and commented on with emphasis on outcomes of family and social integration of internationally adopted children. Among issues discussed: The experience of loss and mourning ; Racial, ethnic, or cultural difference; Impact of age at adoption and previous experience; Self-esteem; adoptive family factors such as: motivation of adoptive parents; preparation and support; siblings; in the child: questions of origin; identity issues - ethnic or colour; racism and discrimination in the host community. (Document available electronically in French and English)

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