Shared Fate: A Theory and Method of Adoptive Relationships

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Shared Fate has become a classic. Continuing to challenge a pervasive mystique about adoption, the important second edition belongs in every library and with every adoptive family. Based on research with more than 2,000 families, this pioneering work on modern adoption emphasizes open communication as the key to successful resolution of the adoptive family's unique role and tasks. Its findings have stood the test of time. Although new forms of adoption have emerged and become numerically dominant, the book's findings remain pertinent.

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H. David Kirk studied at Cornell University where he received his Ph.D. and where he laid the groundwork for his adoption research. In Canada he taught at McGill and the University of Waterloo. He has lectured and given workshops in Canada, the USA, Britain, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Greece and Israel. He is the recipient of awards from the Adoption Council of Canada, the North American Council on Adoptable Children and the Adoptive Families of America.

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"...a splendid, provocative and sensitive piece of work" -- Social Work Supervisor

"...an exciting adventure in a folk-lore bound field" -- L.A. Times

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Published by Ben-Simon Pubns (1984)
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