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Relationships, Social Support Networks, and Parenting

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Prior chapters have reported on alumni functioning in terms of physical and mental health; education; and employment and finances. This chapter focuses on the nature and quality of the relationships ... More


Facebook as Facilitator or Foe: Boundaries and Birth Family Relationships on Social Media and Beyond

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines parents’ use of social media, such as Facebook, with respect to the birth family. Some adoptive parents engaged Facebook as a means of establishing or maintaining reciprocal ... More


Prologue—Setting the Stage: Open Adoption, Gay Parenthood, the Digital Age, and the Current Study

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The prologue provides historical context for the book, detailing, for example, how adoption has changed over time, particularly with regard to structural openness (i.e., contact between birth and ... More


Transition to Adulthood: Education, Employment, and Relationships

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 11 provides an overview of the developmental period of emerging adulthood in the context of aging out of care. Central tasks of young adulthood are establishment and consolidation of work ... More


Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Elise M. Prébin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

A great mobilization began in South Korea in the 1990s: adult transnational adoptees began to return to their birth country and meet for the first time with their birth parents—sometimes in televised ... More


Weaving a Family Narrative: Genetics Talk

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter addresses how adoptive parents think about nature versus nurture, and whether and how these ideas change across their children’s life course. It explores how parents talk about the ... More


Introduction

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the representations of transnational adoptees in South Korea in official discourses and media as well as the impact of adoptees on their birth families and on their birth country ... More


Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Abbie E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book traces the experiences of diverse adoptive families—including lesbian, gay, and heterosexual parent families, and families who adopted through foster care and private adoption—as they ... More


Meetings’ Aftermaths

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents ethnographies of first meetings between transnational adoptees and their birth families in South Korea via Ach'im madang, with particular emphasis on the outcomes of the family ... More


Evolving Relationship with my Birth Family

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author reflects on her ongoing relationship with her birth family, from 1999 to the present, to illustrate the types of family that favorable conditions may allow, years after ... More


Conclusion

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book has explored a crucial aspect of the transnational adoption process: the moment of recognition and reaffirmation of ties between children and their birth families. It has shown how ... More


The Social Temporalities of Adoption and the Limits of Plenary Adoption

Françoise-Romaine Ouellette

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/9780814791011.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes three temporal modes in the process of adoption: the length of the process of seeking and placing a child, the child's own development, and the cycle of genealogical ... More


Management of Feelings

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the possible meanings of family meetings that do not lead to sustained relationships and why birth parents decide to meet their children even if their familial configuration is ... More


The Vestal Virgins in Roman Politics

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter explores the relationship between individual Vestals and their families. Vestals were legally isolated from their birth families and set apart from the traditional structures of Roman ... More


Serving Buchanan, Serving the Nation, 1857–1860

Elizabeth D. Leonard

in Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835005
eISBN:
9781469602738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869383_leonard.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter delves into Holt's ambivalence about leaving Kentucky behind, most likely for good. In April, he wrote to Margaret, who had felt strong enough in recent weeks to make a visit to her ... More


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