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How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Andrea Louie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China ... More


White Parents’ Constructions of Chineseness: Preemptive Parenting

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how white adoptive parents construct Chinese identities for their adopted children in relation to their own understandings of Chineseness. It first considers the notion of ... More


Childbearing and Childrearing

Brianna Theobald

in Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter lays the groundwork for the book’s use of the Crow Reservation in Montana as an extended case study. After providing an overview of Crow history to the late nineteenth century, the ... More


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