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Introduction: Moses and Oedipus

Chapter 1. 'Parental Capability': The Story of the Ziv Family Children
Chapter 2. 'Belonging' and 'Continuity': Elinor's Story
Chapter 3. From 'The Best Interests of the Child' to the 'Wilderness Generation': The Story of Dalit and her Daughter Tal
Chapter 4. Interlude: Between Secrecy and Privacy: On the Publication of  Dalit and Tal's Story
Chapter 5. 'Sacred Calling': Daniel's Story

Epilogue: Not Blame, but Loss


In the Best Interests of the Child

Loss and Suffering in Adoption Proceedings

Mili Mass
Translated from the Hebrew by Jonathan Orr-Stav

336 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-802-1 Hb Published (May 2018)

eISBN 978-1-78533-803-8 eBook