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The New Family Ideal for Korean Black Adoption

Kori A. Graves

in A War Born Family: African American Adoption in the Wake of the Korean War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479872329
eISBN:
9781479891276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479872329.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Many of the African American non-military families that adopted Korean black children did not conform to the gender and race conventions that child welfare officials desired in adoptive families. ... More


Between the Family and the Nation: Lamartine, Toussaint Louverture, and the “Interracial” Family Romance of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter considers the French abolitionist Alphonse de Lamartine’s verse drama, Toussaint Louverture (1850), showing how writing that narrates the life of Louverture as not simply a ‘colonial ... More


African Americans, Jewish Americans

Emily Miller Budick

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the following books: Black, Jewish, and Interracial: It's Not the Color of Your Skin, but the Race of Your Kin, and Other Myths of Identity by Katya Gibel Azoulay, Beyond the ... More


The Whiteness of Maternal Memoirs Politicizing the Multiracial Child

Habiba Ibrahim

in Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679171
eISBN:
9781452948331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679171.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on two multiracial memoirs: Maureen Reddy’s treatise on interracial family, Crossing the Line: Race Parenting and Culture (1994), and Jane Lazarre’s treatment of similar subject ... More


“Black” Son, “White” Father: The Tragic “Mulatto/a” and the Haitian Revolution in Victor Séjour’s ‘Le Mulâtre’

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Examines the Louisiana-born Victor Séjour’s short story, ‘Le Mulâtre’ (1837), as a primary example of the ways in which debates over the effects of “racial mixing” were mediated simultaneously ... More


Post-Racial Audiences: Discussions of Parenthood’s Interracial Couple

Catherine R. Squires

in The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762899
eISBN:
9780814770788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762899.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter probes fan responses to Parenthood on its official Facebook page. Fans have constructed specific discussions and threads about the romantic pairings of black and white characters, and ... More


Border Dramas and the Divided Family in the Popular Imagination

Amy Murrell Taylor

in The Divided Family in Civil War America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829691
eISBN:
9781469605265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899076_taylor.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The struggles of divided families captured the attention of popular fiction during the Civil War. This chapter explores the failed romances of men and women on opposing sides of the Union–Confederate ... More


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