* children and young people in care
* trying to adopt
* waiting for adoption
* life after adoption
* the politics of adoption.
This accessible text offers a comprehensive view of adoption policy, practice and services and analyses why adoption has become so controversial. It provides professional and general reader alike with a fully rounded picture of adoption and exposes some of the myths surrounding it.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 25 mm
'One hopes that politicians, policy makers and social workers will read this volume in order to inform and ensure that adoption takes its rightful place in child care planning.' - Community Care
'The skilful and entertaining blend of the historical, political, academic and fictional will give new insights to all readers whatever their background.' - Young Minds Magazine
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