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

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

byJenny 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, 8.54 × 5.64 × 0.81 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517889

ISBN - 13:9780230517882

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