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International Child Welfare

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses threats to children — focusing on child labor and child abuse — and the conditions that can make children more vulnerable to violations of their human rights. It also covers ... More


Child protection in Romania and European Union accession

Ingi Iusmen

in Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines in great depth the transformation of the child protection sector, which was the most visible and highly politicised EU accession condition in relation to human rights agenda in ... More


Introduction: International Adoption Nation

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines the historical origins of the highly celebrated and deeply controversial Asian international adoption in America. Drawing on the author's experience living and teaching in ... More


The Hong Kong Project: Chinese International Adoption in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Chinese international adoption from Hong Kong in the 1950s and 1960s and links this earlier history of Asian international adoption to refugee resettlement. Beginning in the ... More


Race and Rescue in Early Asian International Adoption History

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the roles played by race and rescue in the early history of Asian international adoption in America. It begins by discussing how the post–World War II US occupation of Japan ... More


A World Vision: The Labor of Asian International Adoption

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of social service agencies, independent adoption organizations, humanitarian organizations, and individuals in facilitating Asian international adoption in the United ... More


International adoption and child trafficking in Ecuador

Esben Leifsen

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines international adoption and child trafficking in Ecuador. International adoption involves a number of policy, service, and legal actors operating within a policy and legal ... More


The Legislative Arena

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/9780262027229.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter two covers French parliamentary debate since 1945, demonstrating the great consistency of issues despite sweeping institutional changes, whether they concern the situation of single mothers, ... More


Conclusion: New Geographies, Historical Legacies

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter examines the new geographies as well as the Cold War history and legacy of international adoption in the United States in the second half of the twentieth century and the ... More


International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Diana Marre and Laura Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In the past two decades, transnational adoption has exploded in scope and significance, growing up along increasingly globalized economic relations and the development and improvement of reproductive ... More


Transnational Connections and Dissenting Views: The Evolution of Child Placement Policies in Brazil

Claudia Fonseca

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/9780814791011.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at changing Brazilian policies toward international adoption as they developed through the complex interweaving of local and transnational influences. It suggests that adoption ... More


Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Catherine Ceniza Choy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the last fifty years, transnational adoption—specifically, the adoption of Asian children—has exploded in popularity as an alternative path to family making. Despite the cultural acceptance of ... More


To Make Historical Their Own Stories: Adoptee Narratives as Asian American History

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of adoptees in the history of Asian international adoption in the United States. Focusing on the socio-historical as well as aesthetic contributions by Asian American ... More


Global Family Making: Narratives by and about Adoptive Families

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the emotional costs of Asian international adoption in the United States by focusing on the less well-known stories of pioneering American adoptive families. In particular, it ... More


Baby-Bearing Storks: Brazilian Intermediaries in the Adoption Process

Domingos Abreu

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/9780814791011.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter scrutinizes the many actors involved in international adoption from Brazil; from private intermediaries such as philanthropic orphanages, lawyers, and clergy, to public institutions for ... More


Parenting with the Law

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, the authors focus on the manner in which their participants’ interactions with the law reflected a legal consciousness in which the law was understood as contingent and malleable. ... More


“Global Motherhood”: The Transnational Intimacies of White Femininity

Raka Shome

in Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038730
eISBN:
9780252096686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038730.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how contemporary transnational intimacies—the transnational connections through which the figure of the global mother is staged in dominant cultural narratives in the West—are ... More


The Making of “Orphans”: How the “Orphan Rescue” Movement Is Transforming Family and Jeopardizing Child Well-Being in Uganda

Kristen Cheney

in Parenting From Afar and the Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265076
eISBN:
9780190265090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265076.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Uganda, there has been a proliferation of foreign-supported orphanages encouraging poor parents to place their children in care and relinquish them for adoption to meet the demands of a very ... More


Conclusion

Michelle T. King

in Between Birth and Death: Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785983
eISBN:
9780804788939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785983.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

While 1950s and 60s the balancing out the national sex ratio owing to high fertility and state policies promoting gender equality, recent decades however have seen childhood sex ratio imbalances ... More


The Right to Be Loved

S. Matthew Liao

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234836
eISBN:
9780190234850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

That children have a right to be loved is a claim that can be found in many international declarations. But there are a number of foundational concerns regarding whether children can have this right. ... More


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