Croatian Family Policy Analysis: Children’s Adoption Issue Cover Image

Analiza Hrvatske Obiteljske Politike: Pitanje posvojenja djece
Croatian Family Policy Analysis: Children’s Adoption Issue

Author(s): Maja Čuić
Subject(s): Public Law, Family and social welfare
Published by: Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Mostaru
Keywords: public policies; social policy; family policy; children’s adoption; Colebatch’s theory of Public Policy Dimensions

Summary/Abstract: The paper analyzes basic characteristics of the Croatian family policy for adoption issues. The research question that will be answered is: Which are the basic characteristics of Croatian family policy in the field of children’s adoption? e analysis points out as the basic characteristics of policy adoption in Croatia unbreakable adoption; closed adoption, full adoption, newborn adoption, marital or single person adoption, inter-country adoption or international adoption and parental adoption which in addition to basic characteristics of policy goals, instruments, actors and social constructions influence on the adoption policy effectiveness. Significance of this research lies in the fact that there are no analyses of such an important policy; current situation of the family policy which raises the question of children’s adoption; inefficiency of the adoption system and creating conditions for making policies and solving problems related to adoption.

  • Issue Year: 4/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 176-195
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Croatian