• May/June 2001
  • Vol. 2, No. 3

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Intercountry Adoption: Developments, Trends, and Perspectives

Selman, P. (Editor). British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, London, United Kingdom. 2000. 555 pp. $20.00. Paperback.

More than 30 experts contributed to this anthology on the history, development, and changing patterns of intercountry adoption. Although written and published in the United Kingdom, the authors take a global view, providing a diverse range of information, opinions, and perspectives and contemplating lessons learned and to be learned. Current research covered includes:

  • A demographic history of intercountry adoption
  • Changes in attitudes in three generations of adoptive parents
  • Profound early deprivation
  • Adopted child development
  • Intercountry adoption in the United States, Australia, Sweden, England, and elsewhere

Appendices contain information on the Hague Convention and organizations involved with intercountry adoption.

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