ERIC Number: ED216294
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Special Adoptions: An Annotated Bibliography on Transracial, Transcultural, and Nonconventional Adoption, and Minority Children. For Mental Health, Health, and Human Services Professionals.
Kim, S. Peter
This annotated bibliography reflects the changing patterns of adoption and includes a general discussion of adoption trends and legislation and the role of social service agencies in providing for the welfare of all children. Specific topics include adoption of black, Indian, American Indian, Eskimo, Oriental, Puerto Rican, Mexican and hard-to-place children (older or handicapped children). Social attitudes, parent-child relationships, adjustment, health, and development are considered. Research articles are also presented that deal with stress and cultural identity. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adopted Children, Adoption, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development, Counselor Role, Delivery Systems, Emotional Adjustment, Intercultural Programs, Minority Group Children, Parent Child Relationship, Social Services, Stress Variables
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: American Academy of Child Psychiatry, Washington, DC.