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The Role of Race, Culture, and National Origin in Adoption Madelyn Freundlich

The Role of Race, Culture, and National Origin in Adoption

Madelyn Freundlich

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ISBN : 9780878687978
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153 pages
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This series on adoption and ethics was developed by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute and designed to provide an overview of the current knowledge base on key adoption policy and practice issues.What role do race, culture, and national originMoreThis series on adoption and ethics was developed by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute and designed to provide an overview of the current knowledge base on key adoption policy and practice issues.What role do race, culture, and national origin place in an adoptees personal identity? To what extent should racial and cultural similarities and differences between adoptive parents and children be taken into account? There are many unresolved issues relating to these questions in todays adoption practice. This volume provides a synthesis of current research, literature, and legislation in three primary areas: transracial adoptions, adoptions of American Indian children, and international adoptions. Arguments from all sides of these controversial issues are clearly presented, providing a complete overview of this important area of current adoption practice.