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Lesbian and Gay Prospective Foster and Adoptive Families: The Homestudy Assessment Process

Gerald P. Mallon

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0035
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how child welfare agencies manage applications from prospective families headed by lesbians and gay men, what unique issues are encountered in this process, and how gays and ... More


Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: What We Know, Need to Know, and Ought to Do

David M. Brodzinsky, Robert-Jay Green, and Katie Katuzny

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0061
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter summarizes the main points made in this book and highlights important research and social casework issues that remain to be addressed, as well as best practices for facilitating ... More


Planned Lesbian Families: A Review of the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study

Nanette Gartrell, Heidi Peyser, and Henny Bos

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0033
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS) was initiated in 1986 to provide prospective, descriptive, longitudinal data on the first wave of planned lesbian families with children ... More


Adolescents with Same-Sex Parents: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

Charlotte J Patterson and Jennifer L. Wainright

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0031
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes research on adjustment and development among adolescents living with same-sex couples. Data were drawn from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), ... More


Developmental Outcomes for Children Raised by Lesbian and Gay Parents

Fiona Tasker

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines developmental outcomes for children raised by lesbian and gay parents. It first surveys the pathways to parenthood by gay men and lesbians (such as adoption, the use of assisted ... More


October 2006: Lesbian Families, Parenthood and Contact

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/9781845861193.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the House of Lords decision in Re G (Children) [2006] UKHL 42, which was an utterly unexceptional contact dispute between a non-resident claimant who wanted to continue and build a ... More


What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Linda C. McClain and Daniel Cere (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Extraordinary changes in patterns of family life—and family law—have dramatically altered the boundaries of parenthood and opened up numerous questions and debates. What is parenthood and why does it ... More


Mothers for Others: Between Friendship and the Market

Anne Cadoret

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how parents address the problem of filiation in France, where gay male parents are forced to differentiate between those who gestate and those who raise the child. Adoption ... More


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