In the Best Interests of the Child : Loss and Suffering in Adoption Proceedings Hardback
by Mili Mass
Marshalling her experience as an expert witness in court proceedings on non-consensual, confidential adoption in Israel, Mass describes legal proceedings following the Israeli state petition that declares children eligible for adoption because of alleged parental incapability, and explores the politics of state intervention in the parent/child relationship.
The selected case studies present the testimonies of the children, the parents, the designated adoptive parents, and the state's representatives, as well as the author's own testimony.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 402 pages
- Publisher: Berghahn Books
- Publication Date: 30/04/2018
- Category: Sociology: family & relationships
- ISBN: 9781785338021