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  1.  Child Adoption

    Child Adoption

    A Guidebook for Adoptive Parents and Their Advisors

    R.A.C. Hoksbergen

    Child Adoption is a straightforward, concise and comprehensive guide which adoptive parents and the professionals who advise them will find invaluable. R.A.C. Hoksbergen covers the practical and emotional issues and possible problems which affect child and parents in adoption. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 118pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-415-3
  2.  Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption

    Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption

    Extraordinary Yet Ordinary

    Edited by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott

    This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds. Their stories record good and bad experiences, but overall, the accounts are positive and emphasise the rewards of parenting. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 176pp
  3. The Adoption Experience

    The Adoption Experience

    Families Who Give Children a Second Chance

    Ann Morris

    This is a book of real life stories of adopters which takes the reader through every stage of the adoption process starting with the moment when they decide that adoption is the right option for them to the stories of adoptees brought up by adoptive parents. In between, the book looks at all the different types of adoption that are carried out. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-783-3
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-116-0
  4.  First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

    First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

    Tiddlers and Toddlers Second Edition

    Caroline Archer

    A "must have" book for both adoptive parents and for those professionals who help adoptive families forge new family ties…the author, herself an adoptive parent, addresses a wide variety of very complex topics with a marked sensitivity to the varying needs of children who may have had a wide range of early life experiences. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 128pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-801-4
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-184-6
  5.  Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Tykes and Teens

    Caroline Archer

    Caroline Archer sets out to provide adoptive and foster parents with an understanding of the complex range of difficulties with which their children may struggle as a result of their early experience of adversity. She presents strategies to help parents deal with their youngsters' troubling behaviour, in what seems to them a hostile world. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 224pp, £15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-802-1
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-204-1
  6.  Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

    Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

    June Thoburn, Liz Norford and Stephen Parvez Rashid

    This book is based on the life accounts of 244 children of minority ethnic origin who were placed with predominantly white foster carers and adopters. The book provides a most interesting overview of the decision-making and planning processes that shape the placement in care of children of minority ethnic origin in the UK. Learn More
    2000, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp
  7. The Dynamics of Adoption

    The Dynamics of Adoption

    Social and Personal Perspectives

    Amal Treacher and Ilan Katz

    Documenting experiences representative of all those involved in the adoption process - adoptee, adoptive and birth parent and professional, and informed by psychoanalytic and social and cultural theory perspectives, this important addition to the literature on adoption highlights a new dimension in social policy and personal accounts in this field. Learn More
    2000, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  8.  Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

    Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

    Gary Clapton

    Written in an accessible style with insights into adoption and social work practice past and present, Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences offers a vital new perspective on understanding the causes and consequences of adoption, and makes positive suggestions for working with those whom it affects. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-012-6
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-363-5
  9.  Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

    Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

    Fear Can Stop You Loving

    Edited by Caroline Archer and Alan Burnell

    Fostered and adopted children can present major challenges resulting from unresolved attachment issues and early traumatic experiences. This book provides a variety of complementary perspectives on the needs of these children and their families, focusing on ways of integrating attachment theory and developmental psychology into effective practice. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 336pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-021-8
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-387-1
  10.  Looking for Oliver

    Looking for Oliver

    A Mother's Search for the Son She Gave Up for Adoption

    Marianne Hancock

    Vividly recalling the stigma of her schoolgirl pregnancy and the pain of her separation from the baby, this absorbing and illuminating story follows Emma's search for Oliver, her adopted son. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-142-0
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-642-1

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