Adoption Global Perspective and Ethical Issues

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  • Author :Jagannath Pati
  • Year of Publication :2007
  • ISBN: :9788180694424
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXXVII, 314
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Child Studies, Ethics and Values, Extension Education, Sociology

About the Book :

This compendium of twelve papers addresses the key issues pertaining to child adoption in global perspective. It deals with issues related to construction of childhood, basic nature of child, effects of institutional living on attachment, and the rights of children. Focusing on open adoption and transnational adoption, the contributors also deliberate on ethical issues and safeguards in adoption placement. The book will be useful for adoption agencies, students of social work and researchers.

About Author :

Jagannath Pati is Deputy Director, Central Adoption Resource Agency, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. He did his M.A. in social work from the Institute of Social Sciences, Agra University, Agra (now Dr. Ambedkar University) and his Ph.D. from Ranchi University. He also has degrees in Law and Journalism. Dr. Pati has published over 50 research papers in national and international journals of repute and presented over 25 papers at different seminars and workshops in India and abroad. He has edited a seminar volume entitled Women in Agriculture. Also, Dr. Pati has produced several programmes for All India Radio, in addition to completing a project on Stories of Tribal Women Involved in Local Brewing, sponsored by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.