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Intercountry Adoptions: Laws and Perspectives of 'Sending' Countries

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Edited by: Eliezer D. Jaffe

ISBN13: 9780792332084
ISBN: 0792332083
Published: December 1994
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £153.00



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The incidence of foreign adoptions from the nations of South America, Eastern Europe and Asia has greatly increased as a result of the drastic decrease in the number of adoptable babies from western nations. This work, written by adoption workers and legal scholars from twelve ""sending"" countries, presents details of those countries' adoption laws and procedures as well as international agreements governing foreign adoptions. This should be a useful referenece for potential adoptive couples, child care workers, legal experts and social service agencies.

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Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Cooperative Global Adoptions: a New East-West Partnership; E.D. Jaffe. Part One: Chapters on Adoption Laws and Procedures in Selected Countries.
1. Adoption of Children from India; K. Lilani.
2. The Adoption of Children in Romania; A. Zugravescu, A. Iacovescu.
3. Adoption according to Bulgarian Family Law; T. Tzankova.
4. The Legal Procedures for Adopting Children in Poland by Local Citizens and Foreign Nationals; E. Holewinska-Lapinska.
5. Procedures for Adopting Children in Lithuania for Local Citizens and Foreign Nationals; J. Vasiliauskas.
6. Adoption of Children from the Ukraine; V.G. Maslov.
7. The Legal Procedures for Adopting Children in Brazil by Citizens and Foreign Nationals; D. Carvalho da Silva.
8. Adoption in Costa Rica; Z. Martinez Moncada, C. Aguilar Sanabria.
9. Adoption of Children in Argentina by Local Citizens and Foreign Nationals; C.P. Grosman, D.B. Inigo.
10. Legal and Social Aspects of the Adoption of Chilean Children; C. Reyes Duenas.
11. Peruvian Foreign Adoptions; E.W. de Sztrancman, I. Sztrancman Waisblack.
12. Adoption in Ecuador; C. Maldonado, A. Marques, L. Hayes Vertulfo, B. Cordero, C. Valdez. Part Two: The Text of the Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption; prepared by the Conference on Private International Law, The Hague, May 29, 1993. Part Three: Bibliography regarding Intercountry Adoptions.