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Adoption

  1. Sarah- Vaughan Brakman

Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee733

The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

How to Cite

Vaughan Brakman, S.-. 2013. Adoption. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

Abstract

Adoption refers to the creation of a parent–child relationship between those who are not related to one another as progenitor–progeny.

Keywords:

  • practical (applied) ethics;
  • socialization;
  • children;
  • duty and obligation;
  • family;
  • homosexuality;
  • marriage;
  • moral dilemmas;
  • privacy;
  • rights