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Author: Diane Andrews Henningfeld
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.
Series: Global viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Andrews Henningfeld
ISBN: 9780737762594 0737762594 9780737764352 073776435X
OCLC Number: 808810658
Description: 241 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Adoption worldwide. Child adoption trends and policies worldwide: an overview / Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (DESA) ; In the United Kingdom, the adoption process must be reformed / Rosemary Bennett, David Taylor ; Lost generation: adoption in America has collapsed; here's what to do about it / Kevin D. Williamson ; Teenagers are rarely adopted in Canada / Justine Hunter ; Adoption is well accepted in Uganda / Moses Talemwa, Abu-Baker Mulumba ; Adoption is not well accepted in Japan / Isabel Reynolds --
ch. 2. Transnational adoption. Transnational adoptions should be strictly regulated / Kate Hilpern ; New Irish laws change regulations for transnational adoptions / Jamie Smyth ; "Baby factories" in Nigeria engage in child trafficking / Ojoma Akor ; Celebrities adopt children from abroad / Yasmin Alibhai-Brown ; Transnational adoptions pose difficult questions / Elizabeth Larsen --
ch. 3. Gender, race, and indigenous peoples. Girls are given up for adoption more often than boys in China / Jacob Sullum ; Despite a federal law, American Indian children are not placed with Native families for adoption / Lara Marlowe ; Australian Aboriginal children were wrongly taken from their families for adoption / Catherine Naylor ; The wrongful adoption of Australian Aboriginal children is a myth / Andrew Bolt ; Canadian First Nations children were wrongfully taken from their families for adoption / Toronto Star ; UK government: adoption policy must be colorblind / David Stringer ; Children should be placed in same-race families / Joseph Harker --
ch. 4. The rights of adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees. In the United States, adoptees fight to have their birth records unsealed / Joyce Bahr ; Unsealing adoption records in New Jersey will do more good than harm / Elizabeth S. Cole ; Adoptees return to Korea to argue for the rights of birth parents and adoptees / Shannon Heit ; The European Court of Human Rights supports the rights of same-sex couples to adopt / Elizabeth Burleson ; Gay Canadian women encounter difficulty in exercising their right to adopt / Meghan Davidson Ladly ; Sharia law in Pakistan does not allow the transfer of parental rights to adoptive parents / Australian Government Migration Review Tribunal --
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Series Title: Global viewpoints.
Responsibility: Diane Andrews Henningfeld, Book Editor.


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