Adoptive Parenthood in Hong Kong
A systematic study of non-relative adoption in Hong Kong. It examines the changing profile of non-relative adoption between 1987 and 1993, from the author's analysis of 486 case files. Characteristics of the adoptive parents, adopted children and their birth parents are presented in descriptive statistics.
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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 demographic 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 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