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In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Rhonda M. Roorda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

While many proponents of transracial adoption claim that American society is increasingly becoming “color-blind,” a growing body of research reveals that for transracial adoptees of all backgrounds, ... More


Civil Rights Era (1955–72)

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Arthur E. McFarlane II, great grandson of W. E. B. Du Bois and advocate for the preservation of cultural heritage Lora Kay (pseudonym), principal of a charter school in Washington, D.C. Chester ... More


Post–Civil Rights Era (1973–Present)

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Vershawn A. Young, author and scholar Michelle M. Hughes, adoption attorney and adoptive mother Mahisha Dellinger, CEO and founder of Curls Deneta Howland Sells, physician and civil rights advocate ... More


Moving Beyond the Controversy of the Transracial Adoption of Black and Biracial Children

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

More than forty years since the National Association of Black Social Workers vehemently opposed to the adoptions of Black children by White parents calling it “cultural genocide,” transracial ... More


Understanding Behavior Change: The Theory Behind Informing, Motivating, and Planning for Health

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theoretical models that have guided thinking and research on health behavior change, providing a historical perspective on major developments in the field. Included in this ... More


Conclusion

Michael Peppard

in The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in its Social and Political Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753703
eISBN:
9780199914432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753703.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This short chapter uses a fourth‐century homily of John Chrysostom about baptism as a way to recapitulate the main themes of the book.


International Adoption

Karen Smith Rotabi

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Intercountry adoption (ICA) as it is known today dates back to the late 1940s, when children orphaned during World War II were adopted by families in other nations. What began as a relatively ... More


ASFA, TPR, My Life, My Children, My Motherhood

E. Carole

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1997, as a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, the author of this chapter was arrested for the sale of ten dollars worth of crack to an undercover detective, and she had just given birth to her ... More


The Multiple Meanings of Adoption

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the complex history of adoption since antiquity. It shows that only in recent decades has adoption been used to create families—it was long employed primarily to hand over ... More


Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Stephen A. Petrill, Robert Plomin, John C. DeFries, and John K. Hewitt (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some of the most intriguing issues in the study of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development arise in the debate over nature versus nurture; a debate ... More


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