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Adoption beyond borders : how international adoption benefits children

Author: Rebecca J Compton
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a ringing endorsement of international adoption based on comprehensive evidence from social and biological sciences paired with the author's first-hand experience visiting a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca J Compton
ISBN: 9780190247799 0190247797
OCLC Number: 919202264
Description: xi, 235 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. The adopted child : patterns of loss and gain. 1. Introduction --
2. Physical and cognitive development --
3. Social and emotional development --
4. Culture, race and identity --
Part 2. Adoptive families : biological, social, and clinical approaches. 5. Adoption and the biology of parenting --
Adoptive families in society --
7. Special needs and interventions --
8. Conclusions and policy considerations.
Responsibility: Rebecca J. Compton.
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"Inspired by her own challenging experience as a parent adopting a child from Kazakhstan, academic psychologist Rebecca Compton has authored a clear, well-documented argument that a child's long term Read more...

 
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