Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Names and naming in adoption: Birth heritage and family‐making (2020)
Journal Article
Pilcher, J., Hooley, Z., & Coffey, A. (in press). Names and naming in adoption: Birth heritage and family‐making. Child and Family Social Work, https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12728

© 2020 John Wiley & Sons Ltd In this article, we consider the significance and practices of names and naming in adoption to develop understanding of the issue amongst scholars, policymakers, adoption practitioners, and adoption communities. Researc... Read More about Names and naming in adoption: Birth heritage and family‐making.

The local state: theory and practice. Papers from a conference held on 6 December 1980. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Boddy, M., & Fudge, C. (2019, December). The local state: theory and practice. Papers from a conference held on 6 December 1980

A collection of three main papers (abstracted separately) and eight workshop reports devoted to different areas of practice: planning, housing, personal social services, education, inner city, health services, state workers, local economic policy. Th... Read More about The local state: theory and practice. Papers from a conference held on 6 December 1980..

Doing Ethnography (2018)
Book
Coffey, A. (2018). Doing Ethnography. LONDON: SAGE Publications

The support needs and experiences of newly formed adoptive families: findings from the Wales Adoption Study (2018)
Journal Article
Meakings, S., Ottaway, H., Coffey, A., Palmer, C., Doughty, J., & Shelton, K. (2018). The support needs and experiences of newly formed adoptive families: findings from the Wales Adoption Study. Adoption and Fostering, 42(1), 58-75. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308575917750824

© 2018, © The Author(s) 2018. This article reports on findings from the Wales Adoption Study which used a sequential, mixed-method design to explore the early support needs and experiences of newly formed adoptive families. Ninety-six adoptive parent... Read More about The support needs and experiences of newly formed adoptive families: findings from the Wales Adoption Study.

The Influence of Adoption on Sibling Relationships: Experiences and Support Needs of Newly Formed Adoptive Families (2017)
Journal Article
Shelton, K. H., Meakings, S., Coffey, A., & Shelton, K. H. (2017). The Influence of Adoption on Sibling Relationships: Experiences and Support Needs of Newly Formed Adoptive Families. British Journal of Social Work, 47(6), 1781-1799. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx097

For better or worse, the significance of the sibling relationship throughout the life course is widely acknowledged. This paper explores the ways in which sibling relationships, in their various forms, are affected by adoption. The case-file records... Read More about The Influence of Adoption on Sibling Relationships: Experiences and Support Needs of Newly Formed Adoptive Families.


;