Social policy approach to intercounty adoption

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This article proposes a social policy framework for thinking about inter country adoption, drawing on theories of welfare regimes and globalization. The model highlights the tensions and ambiguities of its policy contexts and consequences. It also shows the possibilities for a radical approach, discussing Romania’s ban on intercountry adoption as an example.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-607
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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