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Seeking Sisters: Twinship and Kinship in an Age of Internet Miracles and DNA Technologies

Toby Alice Volkman

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the recent preoccupation among the U.S. American families of girls adopted from China with “seeking sisters,” biological siblings from whom they were separated by placement in ... More


The Movement of Children for International Adoption: Developments and Trends in Receiving States and States of Origin, 1998–2004

Peter Selman

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the implications of developments in intercountry adoption (ICA) worldwide during the early years of the twenty-first century, based on a demographic analysis of trends in ... More


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