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BirthMarks : transracial adoption in contemporary America

Author: Sandra Lee Patton
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2000.
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Neither an argument for or against the practice of transracial adoption, this book seeks to counter the dominant public view of this practice as a panacea to illegitimacy and the misfortune of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Patton, Sandra Lee.
BirthMarks.
New York : New York University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00010141
(OCoLC)44502075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Lee Patton
ISBN: 0585424772 9780585424774 9780814768723 0814768725
OCLC Number: 50706141
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 223 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : narratives of adoption, roots, and identity --
Origin narratives --
Navigating racial routes --
Searching : I have a family with no blood --
Producing "il/legitimate" citizens : transracial adoption and welfare reform --
Conclusion : narratives of identity, race, and nation.
Other Titles: Birth marks
Transracial adoption in contemporary America
Responsibility: Sandra Patton.
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"[An] empathetic study of meanings of cross-racial adoption to adoptees."-Law and Politics Book Review,Vol. 11, No. 11, Nov. 2001 "A compelling mixture of voices and social analysis . . . required Read more...

 
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