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The Encyclopedia of Adoption (Facts on File Library of Health & Living)

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Book News Annotation:

In this update of the 2000 and 1992 editions, Adamec (a medical writer) and Miller (pediatrician/director, International Adoption Clinic, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston) provide wide- ranging coverage of adoption issues. Following a brief introduction to the history of adoption and, new to this edition, such current issues as Internet information and scams. A to Z entries explain topics including adoption agencies, legislation, statistics, birth parents' rights, adjustment and health problems in adopted children, and transracial adoption. Substantial appendices include further information on North American adoption resources, US and state laws, and a checklist for adoptive parents.
Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

In this update of the 2000 and 1992 editions, Adamec (a medical writer) and Miller (pediatrician/director, International Adoption Clinic, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston) provide wide- ranging coverage of adoption issues. Following a brief introduction to the history of adoption and, new to this edition, such current issues as Internet information and scams. A to Z entries explain topics including adoption agencies, legislation, statistics, birth parents' rights, adjustment and health problems in adopted children, and transracial adoption. Substantial appendices include further information on North American adoption resources, US and state laws, and a checklist for adoptive parents. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816063291
Author:
Adamec, Christine A.
Publisher:
Facts on File
Author:
Miller, Laurie C.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Adoption
Subject:
History
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Adoption & Fostering
Subject:
Adoption -- United States.
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Adoption and Foster Care
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Facts on File Library of Health & Living
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
394
Dimensions:
9.40x7.62x1.25 in. 2.26 lbs.

Related Subjects

Children's » Reference » Family and Genealogy
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Adoption and Foster Care
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Family Issues

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