Catalogue by titles / Adoption and Fostering: New Developments in Childcare Practice and Research

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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-016
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Title Adoption and Fostering: New Developments in Childcare Practice and Research
Author BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering)
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Date published/issue 08-00-2000
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX
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Index Foster-care
Interacial
Fam-orig-post-adopt-sup
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Free text August 2000 issue of this publication. Among articles: Searching, reunion and transracial adoption, by Derek Kirton, Julia Feast and David Howe - on the importance of racial or ethnic identity in motivating adult adoptees to search for birth relatives; The rights and wrongs of post-adoption intermediary services for birth relatives, by Liz Trinder - the author presents the arguments for and against the idea of a service that contacts adopted people on behalf of their birth families, whether or not they have themselves been searching; she puts forward the alternative solution of the Adoption Contact Register where both parties have the possibility of registering and making contact this way; Male foster carers: what do we mean by 'role models'?, by Simon Newstone. In the section Research for practice: Perceptions of fatherhood: birth fathers and their adoption experiences, by researcher Gary Clapton - based on interviews with 30 birth fathers whose children were adopted in infancy.

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