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Intercountry adoption : a multinational perspective

Author: Howard Altstein; Rita J Simon
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing experiences of foreign-born adoptees and their families, this book provides a brief history of intercountry adoption, specifying rules and procedures employed in various countries and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Intercountry adoption.
New York : Praeger, 1991
(OCoLC)555525658
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Altstein; Rita J Simon
ISBN: 0275932877 9780275932879
OCLC Number: 21525383
Description: x, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Intercountry adoptions : experiences of families in the United States / Rita J. Simon and Howard Altstein --
Adoption of native children in Canada : a policy analysis and a research report / Christopher Bagley --
Norway : intercountry adoptions in a homogeneous country / Barbro Saetersdal and Monica Dalen --
International adoption in West Germany : a private affair / Martin R. Textor --
The conditions of 18- to 25-year-old foreign-born adoptees in Denmark / Mette Rorbech --
Intercountry adoption coming of age in the Netherlands : basic issues, trends, and developments / Rene A.C. Hoksbergen --
Foreign adoptions in Israel : private paths to parenthood / Eliezer D. Jaffe --
Summary and concluding remarks / Howard Altstein and Rita J. Simon.
Responsibility: edited by Howard Altstein and Rita J. Simon.

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