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Adopting social media in adoption law

Steinberg, Stacey, Herrera, Karla and Burgess, Meredith (2022) Adopting social media in adoption law. Parenting for a Digital Future (01 Jun 2022). Blog Entry.

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Social media has changed how families talk about adoption. Many hopeful adoptive parents turn to social media to find children available for adoption. Birth mothers may use social media to match with an adoption agency. And children of adoptive families often use social media to acquaint themselves with their birth parents and birth siblings. Despite the considerable influence social media has played in the lives of adoptive families, the intersection of adoption law and social media has gone largely unregulated. For, Stacey Steinberg, Karla Herrera and Meredith Burgess discuss their forthcoming article and the impact of social media on adoption law.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2022 14:30
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:30

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