Adoption Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Adoption.

  • 3 Student Essays
  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Adoption Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,099 words, approx. 4 pages
Adoption An adult assumes the role of parent for a child other than his or her own biological offspring in the process of adoption. Legally recognized adoptions require a court or other government age... Read more
2,961 words, approx. 10 pages
Adoption A practice in which an adult assumes the role of parent for a child who is not his or her biological offspring. An adult assumes the role of parent for a child other than his or her own biolo... Read more
20,843 words, approx. 70 pages
A HUNDRED AND FIFTY years ago, adoption as we know it did not exist. Adoption in those days usually meant one of two things: a child moved in with relatives, or a child lived with an unrelated family ... Read more
57,159 words, approx. 191 pages
“Family preservation services are an appropriate strategy for enabling some children to safely remain with their families while a crisis is being diffused.” —Michael Weber, Nation... Read more
78,185 words, approx. 261 pages
Adoption can be defined as a process by which children are brought together with adults who are not their biological parents to form a family. Practiced informally throughout human history, adoption i... Read more
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