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Childhood adoption experiences and the effect of those experiences later in adulthood

Childhood adoption experiences and the effect of those experiences later in adulthood | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Adoptions have been running at record levels in the UK, with recent figures showing an annual rate of almost 4,000 – up by 15 per cent – while Government reforms have attempted to boost the process. Now a University of Huddersfield lecturer and researcher is investigating the long-term impact that adoption makes on individuals and she is co-organising a public event that will explore and discuss the issues.

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The article discusses an event as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science in November.

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Childhood adoption experiences and the effect of those experiences later in adulthood

Adoptions have been running at record levels in the UK, while Government reforms have attempted to boost the process. Now a University of Huddersfield lecturer and researcher is investigating the long-term impact that adoption.

ESRC's insight:

The article cites Dr Jo Woodiwiss who has organised the 'Making Families: stories of adoption and belonging' event at the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2014. This event takes place on 4 November in Huddersfield.

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