Openness in Adoption: Exploring Family Connections

Openness in Adoption: Exploring Family Connections

by Harold D. Grotevant, Ruth G. McRoy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803957794
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/24/1998
Series: SAGE Library of Social Research Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Family Relations, Idenity; Adoptive Families, University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Openness in Adoption
The Issues, the Debates, and Evidence to Date
Changing Agency Practices toward Openness in Adoption - with Susan Henney and Steven J Onken
Outcomes for Children - with Gretchen Miller Wrobel et al
Adoptive Parents' Perspectives on Their Roles and Relationships with Birthparents - with Deborah Lewis Fravel and Carol Elde
Birthmothers' Adjustment and Resolution of Grief - with Cinda Christian and Chalandra Bryant
The Adoptive Kinship Network - with Manfred van Dulmen
Putting the Perspectives Together
General Conclusions and Implications

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