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The process of implementing the Hague Convention on intercountry adoption now begins. William Duncan outlines the Convention's key provisions and points to some of the difficult decisions confronting the UK.
What should a comprehensive UK policy on intercountry adoption consist of? Peter Selman looks at some of the lessons to be learned from the Netherlands and Sweden.
In this article Ruth Gardner and Martin Manby examine a few of the knottier issues, both operational and strategic, which have arisen over the past eighteen months during implementation of Part III of The Children Act 1989.
To what extent should social workers advocate the educational needs of children and young people in foster care? Jane Aldgate, Anthony Heath, Matthew Colton and Michael Simm present the findings of a recent study.
One of the central principles of the Children Act is to hear the voice of the child, yet little account has been taken in the extensive monitoring programme of the views of young people in residential and foster care. Ann Buchanan presents the views of some young people on life under the Act.
The process by which decisions are made for the compulsory adoption of children is one which has been largely ignored in adoption literature. Murray Ryburn examines the use of the adversarial court process to make decisions and considers the effect of this process on social work assessments in...
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