Imprint: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Released: October 2009
Other People’s Children: Adoption in AustraliaEdited by Ceridwen Spark and Denise Cuthbert
Contributors to this volume provide multiple perspectives on the complex history and development of adoption in Australia and reflect on current issues in domestic and intercountry adoption. They discuss topics as diverse as celebrity adoption intercountry experiences gay and lesbian adoption and Indigenous adoption. Many write from direct experience as birth mothers adoptive parents adoptees or as social workers in the adoption process. This is essential reading for those personally touched by adoption those considering the adoption of a child those working in the field as well as students and researchers and general readers with an interest in Australian social and family life.
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