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Published: 17 March 2016

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780190247799

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Adoption Beyond Borders

How International Adoption Benefits Children

Rebecca J. Compton

  • Presents research that supports international adoption as a viable child-welfare option
  • Reviews evidence across different disciplines such as psychology, social work and anthropology
  • Evidence strongly suggests that policy should favour placing unparented children in adoptive homes as early in life as possible, while many polices encourage time-consuming delays
  • An evidence-based and balanced approach, even on controversial topics