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ERIC Number: EJ494408
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-5309
Timing Is Everything: An Analysis of the Time to Adoption and Legalization.
Barth, Richard P.; And Others
Social Work Research, v18 n3 p139-48 Sep 1994
Used data on 496 children who had been in foster care before adoption to examine effects of child characteristics on odds that child would remain in long-term foster care and length of time for adoption agreement to be legalized. Age, history of abuse/neglect, ethnicity, and planned foster parent adoption program were major determinants of timeliness in adoption transitions. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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