Intercountry Adoption, Policies, Practices, and Outcomes, by Judith L. Gibbons and Karen Smith Rotabi (Eds.): Book Review.
Hoksbergen, Rene A. C.
Published: July-September 2014
Vol. 17, No. 3 , p. 247-251
Taylor and Francis Group
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Philadelphia, PA 19106
This chapter reviews “Intercountry Adoption, Policies, Practices, and Outcomes”, a book that discusses main aspects, developments, and changes in intercountry adoption (ICA). Statistical information is provided, as well as policies and regulations in ICA, sending country perspectives, outcomes for ICA, outcomes of medical research and of cognitive competence among adoptees, issues concerning ethics and organization of ICA, and ways to improve ICA. 7 references.
Intercountry adoption; Adoption laws; Adoption research; Promising practices; outcomes; policy formation; ethics