Adoption & Fostering is the only quarterly peer-reviewed journal dedicated to adoption and fostering issues. Over the years, it has gained an international reputation as one of the world’s leading sources of knowledge for academics, practitioners and all those concerned with childcare practice and research.

Edited by Roger Bullock, Adoption & Fostering is published by SAGE on behalf of the CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy.

eISSN: 1740-468X │ ISSN: 0308-5759

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Somali perspectives on the shortage of Somali substitute carers

Camelia Choudhury’s article in the latest journal (March, 45.1) has been distinguished for special attention by SAGE and made freely available to all readers until the end of September.

It explores the many reasons why Somali communities tend to be so reluctant to come forward as foster carers or adopters.

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Special edition of Adoption & Fostering – March 2022

The impact of social and digital media on child and family social work.

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I rely on Adoption & Fostering as a trustworthy source for the latest findings from adoption research, guidance for practice, and recommendations for policymakers. The journal plays a distinctive role in the adoption field and should be regularly read by adoption professionals and those seeking to understand the complex issues underlying the worlds of adoption and foster care, both in the UK and globally.

Harold D Grotevant, PhD, Rudd Family Foundation Chair in Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA