National Library of Australia

Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

Adoption Reforms

Table of Contents


Editorial - Adoption Reform PDF XML

Policy Reform Considerations

A ‘Carers’ Perspective on Permanent Care: Is there a Third Way between Permanent Care and Adoption? Abstract PDF XML
Dan Barron
Intercountry Adoption Reform: A Service Provider’s Contribution to the Debate Abstract PDF XML
Coleen Clare
Open adoption: creating permanency and continuity Abstract PDF
Sandra Ferreria
Writing, Righting and Riting Adoptees’ Identities: An Organisational Rite of Passage Abstract PDF XML
Sofie Gregory
Considerations for Improving the Processes for International Adoption Abstract PDF XML
Trevor Jordan
The decline of intercountry adoption in Australia: will privatising the system make a difference? Abstract PDF
Sandi Petersen
Overcoming the pain of ‘never belonging’: The case for open adoption for severely abused and neglected children Abstract PDF XML
Susan Tregeagle, Louise Voigt

Personal Stories and Reflections

Reflections on Inter-country Adoption by a Single Professional Parent Abstract PDF HTML
Fiona Baker
Removing the Media-Gag: The Campaign for Free Expression for the Adoption Community in South Australia Abstract PDF XML
Nigel Holden

Book and Movie Reviews

The Market in Babies – Stories of Australian Adoption by Marian Quartly, Shurlee Swain and Denise Cuthbert PDF XML
Thomas Graham

Doctoral Theses

Orphans of Vietnam: A History of Intercountry Adoption Policy and Practice in Australia, 1968-1975 Abstract PDF
Joshua Forkert

Masters Theses

Online group discussions with adolescent intercountry adoptees in New Zealand: a qualitative investigation into their experiences Abstract PDF
Hanhee Lee