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Adoption in India : policies and experiences

Author: Vinita Bhargava
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a pioneering study on child adoption in India. Challenging some of the prevailing theories on adoptive parenting through empirical data, it examines the issues that impinge on the development of adopted children in India. Importantly, this is the first book to give space to the voices of children."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bhargava, Vinita, 1956-
Adoption in India.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005
(OCoLC)607679158
Online version:
Bhargava, Vinita, 1956-
Adoption in India.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005
(OCoLC)631963586
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vinita Bhargava
ISBN: 0761933735 9780761933731 0761933743 9780761933748 8178295164 9788178295169 8178295172 9788178295176
OCLC Number: 58043072
Description: 283 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Theoretical paradigms and research findings --
Adoption and the Indian socio-political context --
Socio-cultural dimensions of adoption in India --
Researching adoption : the cultural reality --
Alternative parenting --
Construction of the self in an adopted child --
Family interactions and self-evaluations --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Vinita Bhargava.
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Researches child adoption in India and challenges prevalent theories of adoption. This book recounts the personal story of the author as an adoptive parent. The first part deals with the macro issues  Read more...

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