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Title Adoptive families in a diverse society / edited by Katarina Wegar.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2006]
©2006

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV875.55 .A366 2006    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV875.55 .A366 2006    AVAILABLE  
Subject Adoption -- United States.
Families -- United States.
Kinship -- United States.
Adoptive parents -- United States.
Adoption -- United States -- Public opinion.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
Identity (Psychology) -- United States.
Alt Name Wegar, Katarina.
Description xi, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Katarina Wegar -- Adoption and the culture of genetic determinism / Barbara Katz Rothman -- Family ideals and the social construction of modern adoption : a historical perspective / Julie Berebitsky -- Adoption and public opinion : implications for social support and practice in adoption / Charlene E. Miall and Karen March -- Adoption in the media : in need of editing / Adam Pertman -- Urchins, orphans, monsters, and victims : images of adoptive families in U.S. commercial films, 1950-2000 / Christine Ward Gailey -- Adoption and identity in social context / Emily Upshur and Jack Demick -- Adoptive fatherhood : gender, identity, and sociocultural considerations / Ramon Hinojosa, Melanie Sberna, and William Marsiglio -- Family values : gay men and adoption in America / Ellen Lewin -- "Real" mothers : adoptive mothers resisting marginalization and recreating motherhood / Betsy Smith, Janet L. Surrey, and Mary Watkins -- "Whatever they think of us, we're a family" : single mother adopters / Christine Ward Gailey -- Open adoption and family boundaries / Deborah H. Siegel -- Adoption, foster care, and guardianship in minority families / Sandra T. Azar and Lisa K. Hill -- Interracial couples, multiracial people, and the color line in adoption / Heather M. Dalmage -- My child, my choice : parental well-being in the adoption of children with developmental disabilities / Laraine Masters Glidden -- Identity, race, and culture in adoption : ethical values in the power of language / Janet Farrell Smith -- Adoption and identity : nomadic possibilities for reconceiving the self / Mary Watkins.
ISBN 0813538416 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813538419 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813538424 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813538426 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 62085342
Table of Contents
1Adoption and the culture of genetic determinism / Barbara Katz Rothman19
2Family ideals and the social construction of modern adoption : a historical perspective / Julie Berebitsky29
3Adoption and public opinion : implications for social policy and practice in adoption / Charlene E. Miall, Karen March43
4Adoption in the media : in need of editing / Adam Pertman60
5Urchins, orphans, monsters, and victims : images of adoptive families in U.S. commercial films, 1950-2000 / Christine Ward Gailey71
6Adoption and identity in social context / Emily Upshur, Jack Demick91
7Adoptive fatherhood : gender, identity, and sociocultural considerations / Ramon Hinojosa, Melanie Sberna, William Marsiglio111
8Family values : gay man and adoption in America / Ellen Lewin129
9"Real" mothers : adoptive mothers resisting marginalization and recreating motherhood / Betsy Smith, Janet L. Surrey, Mary Watkins146
10"Whatever they think of us, we're a family" : single mother adopters / Christine Ward Gailey162
11Open adoption and family boundaries / Deborah H. Siegel177
12Adoption, foster care, and guardianship in minority families / Sandra T. Azar, Lisa K. Hill190
13Interracial couples, multiracial people, and the color line in adoption / Heather M. Dalmage210
14My child, my choice : parental well-being in the adoption of children with developmental disabilities / Laraine Masters Glidden225
15Identity, race, and culture in adoption : ethical values in the power of language / Janet Farrell Smith243
16Adoption and identity : nomadic possibilities for reconceiving the self / Mary Watkins259



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