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dc.title Attitudes of the Czech Public towards international adoption of minors en
dc.contributor.author Vávrová, Soňa
dc.contributor.author Vaculíková, Jitka
dc.relation.ispartof Sociální práce
dc.identifier.issn 1213-6204 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 19
utb.relation.issue 1
dc.citation.spage 84
dc.citation.epage 93
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Czech Association of Educators in Social Work
dc.subject Adoption en
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject International adoption en
dc.subject Protection of children en
dc.description.abstract OBJECTIVES: The authors focused on the attitudes of the Czech public towards the international adoption of minors from and into the Czech Republic. THEORETICAL BASE: 500 children aged from 1 to 9 were adopted internationally since 2000 according to the Czech Office for International Legal Protection of Children. METHODS: The research was based on a quantitative methodological approach using explorational methods of questioning. The representative research sample involved the Czech adult population (N = 1.050). Quota selection was realized according to sex, age, education, and place of residence. OUTCOMES: The results suggest that respondents largely do not support the international adoption of minors from the Czech Republic (M = 6.7, SD = 2.89) and into the Czech Republic (M = 6.2, SD = 2.84). A strong positive correlation was found between support of international adoption from and into the Czech Republic (r rho = .70, p < .001, r 2 = 49%). The level of support for international adoption varied by region of the Czech Republic and type of household SOCIAL WORK IMPLICATIONS: Many indications imply the absence of greater awareness among the Czech public about the system of adoption, by which the presumption of the authors concerning so-called white space which should be covered © 2019, Czech Association of Educators in Social Work. All rights reserved. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008624
utb.identifier.obdid 43879672
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85063734153
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-08T11:59:59Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-08T11:59:59Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Vávrová, Soňa
utb.contributor.internalauthor Vaculíková, Jitka
utb.scopus.affiliation Research Centre of FHS, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Mostni 5139, Zlin, 760 01, Czech Republic
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