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Encyclopedia of Adoption 2ND Editionby Christine Adamec
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This A-to-Z reference addresses all aspects, social
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Organized alphabetically, this volume covers social, legal, economic, psychological, and political issues revolving around the process of adoption. Topics include statistics on who adopts and who put children up for adoption; the impact of child abuse; interracial adoption; medical issues, such as HIV babies, and children suffering from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; bioethics and how fertility science is affecting adoption; and key legal cases and issues, such as wrongful adoption. Adamec is a freelance writer and a former member of the Florida Adoption Advisory Council. Pierce is President of the National Committee for Adoption.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-348) and index.
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