The Encyclopedia of AdoptionBook - 2007 | Third edition.
The Encyclopedia of Adoption, Third Edition covers many new developments since publication of the previous edition. These additions include the Adoption and Safe Families Act, a federal law that was created to encourage the adoption of foster children, which has now been fully implemented by all states and has led to a drastic increase in the number of foster children adopted. Other key adoption issues that have been added or expanded for the new edition include laws concerning adoptions by gays and lesbians, tax issues, school and adopted children, birthfather rights, transracial adoptions, and international adoptions. The new entries include: Adoption subsidy; Child Citizenship Act of 2000; Early intervention; Eating disorders; Fraud in adoption; Helicobacter pylori; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV); Iron deficiency anemia; Language delays; Paternity testing; Sleep disorders; Substance abuse; and Tuberculosis.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 
Edition: Third edition.
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: 362.7340973 Ada 2007
Characteristics: 394 pages ; 24 cm