A Child for Keeps: The History of Adoption in England, 1918-45

Hardcover | December 11, 2008

byJ. Keating

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A Child for Keeps? considers the background to the growth in popularity of adoption in Britain in the early twentieth century and analyzes the campaign for adoption legislation. It discusses the wholesale growth of unregulated adoption after the first law was passed and the gradual pressure for safeguards and secrecy in adoption.

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A Child for Keeps? considers the background to the growth in popularity of adoption in Britain in the early twentieth century and analyzes the campaign for adoption legislation. It discusses the wholesale growth of unregulated adoption after the first law was passed and the gradual pressure for safeguards and secrecy in adoption.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:December 11, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517889

ISBN - 13:9780230517882

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