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An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic of Adoption.

Background Information

Adoption involves the transfer of all rights and responsibilities of parenting from the biological parents to another individual or individuals. Use the following sources to learn more about different types of adoption, its psychological and sociological impact, as well as the legal intricacies surrounding the process.