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Children's Recovery after Early Adversity: Lessons from Intercountry Adoption

Greene, Sheila and Kelly, Ruth and Nixon, Elizabeth and Kelly, Greg and Borska, Zofia and Murphy, Síle and Daly, Aoife (2008) 'Children's Recovery after Early Adversity: Lessons from Intercountry Adoption.' Child Care in Practice, 14 (1). pp. 75-81. ISSN 1357-5279

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Abstract

Research on children who have been internationally adopted provides many strong examples of resilience. This paper discusses what counts as resilience in intercountry adoption and includes new data from the first study in this area conducted in Ireland. As with studies conducted in other jurisdictions, the Irish data indicate a remarkable capacity for recovery from adversity in most, but not all, children after adoption and exposure to pervasive and permanent environmental change.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2012 12:16
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 12:16
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/4169

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