Anderssen, N., Amlie, C. & Yterroy, E. A. (2002) Outcomes for children with lesbian or gay parents. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 43, 335–351.
Brooks, D. & Goldberg, S. (2001) Gay and lesbian adoptive and foster care placements: can they meet the needs of waiting children?
Social Work, 46, 147–157.
Burrow, A. L. & Finley, G. E. (2004) Transracial, same-race adoptions, and the need for multiple measures of adolescent adjustment. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 74, 577–583.
Department of Health (1998) Adoption – Achieving the Right Balance (Local Authority Circular LAC(98)20). Department of Health.
Department of Health (2000) Adoption: A New Approach. A White Paper. Department of Health.
Dozier, M. (2006) Attachment based treatment for vulnerable children. Attachment and Human Development, 5, 253–257.
James, S. (2002) Clinical themes in gay and lesbian-parented adoptive families. Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, 7, 475–486.
Hodges, J., Steele, M., Hillman, S.
et al (2005) Change and continuity in mental representations of attachment after adoption. In Psychological Issues in Adoption: Research and Practice (eds Brodzinsky, D. & Palacios, J.) chapter 5. Praeger.
Howe, D. (2006) Developmental attachment psychotherapy with fostered and adopted children. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 11, 128–134.
Lieberman, A. F. (2003) The treatment of attachment disorder in infancy and early childhood. Reflections from clinical intervention with later adopted foster care children. Attachment and Human Development, 5, 279–282.
Lowe, N., Murch, M., Borkowski, M.
et al (1999) Supporting Adoption: Reframing the Approach. British Association for Adoption and Fostering.
Meltzer, H., Gatward, R., Corbin, T.
et al (2003) The Mental Health of Young People Looked After by Local Authorities in England. Department of Health.
Performance and Innovation Unit (2000) Prime Minister's Review of Adoption. Cabinet Office.
Quinton, D., Rushton, A., Dance, C.
et al (1997) Contact between children placed away from home and their birth parents. Research issues and evidence. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2, 393–413.
Quinton, D., Rushton, A., Dance, C.
et al (1998) Joining New Families: A Study of Adoption and Fostering in Middle Childhood. John Wiley & Sons.
Rushton, A. (2003) The Adoption of Looked After Children: A Scoping Review of Research. Social Care Institute for Excellence/Policy Press.
Rushton, A. (2004) A scoping and scanning review of research on the adoption of looked after children. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 9, 89–106.
Rushton, A. & Dance, C. (2002) Adoption Support Services for Families in Difficulty: A Literature Review and UK Survey. British Association for Adoption and Fostering.
Rushton, A. & Dance, C. (2003) Preferentially rejected children and their development in permanent family placements. Child and Family Social Work, 8, 257–267.
Rushton, A & Dance, C. (2006) The adoption of children from public care: a prospective study of outcome in adolescence. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45, 877–883.
Rushton, A. & Minnis, H. (1997) Trans-racial family placements. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 38, 157–159.
Rushton, A., Monck, E., Upright, H.
et al (2006) Enhancing adoptive parenting: devising promising interventions. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 11, 25–31.
Selwyn, J., Sturgess, W., Quinton, D.
et al (2006) Costs and Outcomes of Non-infant Adoptions. British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering.
Triseliotis, J., Feast, J. & Kyle, F. (2005) The Adoption Triangle Revisited: A Study of Adoption, Search and Reunion Experiences. British Agencies of Adoption and Fostering.
Von Korff, L., Grotevant, H. & McRoy, R. (2006) Openness arrangements and psychological adjustment in adolescent adoptees. Journal of Family Psychology, 20, 531–534.
Warman, A. & Roberts, C. (2002) Adoption and Looked After Children: International Comparisons (Family Policy Briefing). University of Oxford.