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A Background on Transnational and Transracial Adoption

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/9781479890521.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the methods and positionality used in this ethnographic study on the processes by which Chinese American and white adoptive parents negotiate Chineseness and Chinese culture ... More


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


“It Is Part of Our Adoption Life Journey”: Birth Searching and Transnationally Adopted Koreans in Young Adult Fiction

Sarah Park Dahlen

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Given the complexities and rapidly increasing instances of birth searching among adopted Koreans, it is important that youth literature depict the diversity of those experiences. The author draws ... 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


The Unique Value of Adoption

Tina Rulli

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most people would agree that adoption is a good thing for children in need of a family. Yet adoption is often considered a second-best or even last resort for parents in making their families. ... More


The Political Geography of Whites Adopting Black Children in the United States

Heath Fogg Davis

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The adoption of black children by white parents in the United States takes place in a geographical context that is marked by high levels of residential segregation between whites and blacks. The ... More


Indigenous Youth Leaving Care in Canada: Lessons from Our Past and Present

Elizabeth Fast, Zeina Ismail Allouche, Marie-Eve Drouin Gagné, and Vicky Boldo

in Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter critically examines the notion of Canadian Indigenous youth leaving care by arguing that all forms of separation, including adoption, should be analyzed through the lens of ongoing ... More


Return Journeys and the Search for Roots: Contradictory Values Concerning Identity

Signe Howell

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/9780814791011.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reconsiders the questions that adoption raises about the European–American distinction between biological and social kinship. When adoption takes place between different ... More


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