Catalogue by titles / Families by Law; an Adoption Reader

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT ENG-US-055
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Title Families by Law; an Adoption Reader
Author CAHN Naomi R.; HEIFETZ HOLLINGER Joan; ROSS Catherine J.; KUNZEL Regina G. BEREBITSKY Julie...
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2004
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED STATES
Editor Naomi R. Cahn and Joan Heifetz Hollinger
Publisher New York University Press, Washington Square, New York, NY 10003, USA; www.nyupress.org
Distributor
Page 347
Price
ISBN 0-8147-1590-7
Type of material Book
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Document description Commentaries
Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Family-adoptive
Foster-care
Child-status
Adoption-open
Adoption
Legislation-adoption
Adoptability-child
Pap-single
Pap-homosexual
Paps-eligibility
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Free text This book provides a multidisciplinary perspective on adoption law and policy in the USA. It examines the social and legal history of adoption in the United Stats as well as its contemporary psychosocial and cultural fonctions. It contains 8 parts: 1. History of adoption in the United States 2. Creating adoptive families: legal and psychological requirements and consequences 3. Foster care and Informal adoption 4. Adoption and confidentiality 5. Adoption with continuing contact: "Open adoption" 6. The frontiers of adoption 7. Feminism 8. Other perspectives on adoption.

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Degree of interest Sensitive
Work area Legal
Potential users GVT-Partner
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NGO-Partner
Other potential users Academic
Adopt-Agency
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