There can be no doubt that intercountry adoption has grown in popularity over the past decade and many childless couples are now considering it as one option in the struggle to achieve a family. By presenting eight first-hand accounts from couples who have adopted from abroad,Inter-Country Adoption offers fascinating insight to the emotional, financial and legal difficulties that prospective adoptive parents must face.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 13 mm
..."an easy reading book, full of emotional content and sentimental reflections. At the same time, it carefully weaves developments in the socio/political conditions of countries with aspects of economics and law. This framework is then used to examine the case histories that are vividly and beautifully presented as the core focus of the book, which is highly responsive to urgent needs in social work education today...For social work education purposes this book is a valuable contribution to learn about international social welfare policies and social work practice. Teachers, students and practitioners will find this book extremely useful to meet new challenges emerging around the world. ...If this work is given the place it deserves in the social work literature for intercountry adoption, it can be expected to contribute significant new insights on a topic presently most often misunderstood even when acknowledged."
-"Journal of Teaching in Social Work