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* Adoption—from Contract to Status?

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the United Kingdom, adoption is a legal institution intended to give a child the security of belonging to a family other than the one into which he or she was born. But how far should adoption ... More


April 1999: Three Adoption Cases

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Three adoption cases are discussed: S v M 1999 SC 388 which discusses the “cannot be found” ground for dispensing with parental consent to adoption; J v Aberdeen City Council 1999 SC 405 which ... More


April 2003: Wrongful Adoption

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the remedies available to families who have sought to adopt a child but the child's difficulties mean the family is more burdened than they had anticipated. The English case of A v Essex ... More


ASFA, TPR, My Life, My Children, My Motherhood

E. Carole

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1997, as a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, the author of this chapter was arrested for the sale of ten dollars worth of crack to an undercover detective, and she had just given birth to her ... More


Civil Rights Era (1955–72)

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Arthur E. McFarlane II, great grandson of W. E. B. Du Bois and advocate for the preservation of cultural heritage Lora Kay (pseudonym), principal of a charter school in Washington, D.C. Chester ... More


Commentary: Research Ethics Governance in Korea: How and Why Does a Nation Adopt an Ethical Perspective into Research Oversight?

Ilhak Lee

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0039
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Developing countries are adopting bioethical norms into systems of research regulation. Unfortunately, some societies are not always well-versed in bioethical regulations. The bioethical regulation ... More


Conclusion

Michael Peppard

in The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in its Social and Political Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753703
eISBN:
9780199914432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753703.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This short chapter uses a fourth‐century homily of John Chrysostom about baptism as a way to recapitulate the main themes of the book.


Conclusions

Stephen A. Petrill, Robert Plomin, John C. Defries, and John K. Hewitt

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book has analyzed data from the Colorado Adoption Project to determine the genetic and environment influences on several key aspects of adolescent ... More


Developmental Analysis of IQ

E. G. Bishop, Stacey S. Cherny, and John K. Hewitt

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes some aspects of the development of general cognitive ability from infancy through the transition to early adolescence. This is ... More


The Developmental Trajectory of Genotype-Environment Correlation in Early Adolescence

Erica L. Spotts and Jenae M. Neiderhiser

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Evidence for the presence of genotype-environment (GE) correlations has been accumulating in recent years. This chapter explores the developmental ... More


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