International Advances in Adoption Research for Practice
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This is a unique compilation of cross-cultural and international attitudes towards adoption research and outcomes.
- Whilst informal adoption of children has probably always existed across all human societies, this work is timely in that interest in the role of legal adoption as both a child welfare solution and as a means of alternative family formation for adults wanting to become parents has never been higher.
- This book is an edited collection of 13 papers based on invited keynote presentations or paper symposia presentations given at the Second International Conference on Adoption Research (ICAR2) 2006.
- It gives a unique Cross-cultural look at adoption from worldwide, multidisciplinary community of distinguished and emerging adoption researchers.
- International appeal, with different countries laws, attitudes and outcomes fully explored