Adoptive parenthood in Hong Kong
This is the first systematic study of non relative adoption in Hong Kong. It is based on an ethnographic study of the adoption community and will be of interest to academics, researchers, policy-makers and professionals in social work, social policy and Asian studies.
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Stresses and Issues in Parenthood
Adoption in the Family and Child Welfare Context
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Adjustment in Adoption adopted child adopted children adopting special needs adoption in Hong Adoption Stress Adoption Unit adoptive families adoptive fathers adoptive parenthood adoptive parents experience adoptive relationship adoptive status Alpha coefficient biological children birth mothers birth parents Brodzinsky Caucasian adopters child discipline Child Welfare Chinese adoptive parents closed adoption Coping in Adoption disagreed discipline experience less stress experience more stress fact of adoption Factor Analysis Families of Hong family life cycle Group Count Mean Happy Parents Association healthy infants Hong Kong income infertility major mean value shows Meta-emotion Multiple Regression mutual-aid organization non-Chinese adopters Nontraditional Adoption open adoption parent-child relationship parents in Hong participant observation permanency planning personal qualities placement post-legal problems profile study related to Adoption remained neutral role small number Social Welfare Department social workers special needs adoption special needs children spouse stress in adoptive subscales transracial adopters unfavourable family background worries