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Chinese Adoption: A Mini Guide

Chinese Adoption: A Mini Guide

This mini guide provides basic insight and guidance for parents considering adopting from China. A list to myths, pitfalls, costs involved as well as general guidelines to the process are included. Approximately 2,100 words.

Special-Needs Adoption: A Study of Intact Families

Special-Needs Adoption: A Study of Intact Families

This volume reports the results of a large-scale survey of families who adopted children with "special needs": older children, minority children, handicapped children, or sibling groups. It assesses perceptions of social work services, parent-child relationships, family functioning, child behavior, school performance, and other aspects of adoptive family life. Rosenthal and Groze...

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...

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