skip to content
Blue-ribbon babies and labors of love : race, class, and gender in U.S. adoption practice Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Blue-ribbon babies and labors of love : race, class, and gender in U.S. adoption practice

Author: Christine Ward Gailey
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2010.
Series: Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series, bk. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book examines the ways class, gender, and race shape public and private adoption in the United States. The author analyzes the controversies surrounding international, public, and transracial adoption, and how the political and economic dynamics that shape adoption policies and practices affect the lives of people in the adoption nexus: adopters, adoptees, birth parents, and agents within and across borders.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ward Gailey
ISBN: 9780292721272 0292721277 0292725701 9780292725706
OCLC Number: 318870285
Description: xi, 185 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Profiling adoption in the United States today --
"Kids need families to turn out right": public agency adopters --
Transracial adoption in practice --
Making kinship in the wake of history: older child adoption --
The global search for "blue-ribbon babies": international adoption --
Inclusive, exclusive, and contractual families: what adoption can tell us about kinship today.
Series Title: Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series, bk. 22.
Responsibility: Christine Ward Gailey.

Abstract:

Most Americans assume that shared genes or blood relationships provide the strongest basis for family. What can adoption tell us about this widespread belief and American kinship in general? This  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/318870285> # Blue-ribbon babies and labors of love : race, class, and gender in U.S. adoption practice
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "318870285" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Place/austin_tx> ; # Austin, TX
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/txu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/adoption> ; # Adoption
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100658> ; # Adoption--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008104783> ; # Intercountry adoption--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/rasse> ; # Rasse
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/976195> ; # Interethnic adoption
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009128069> ; # Kinship--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/797076> ; # Adoption
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/adoptivfamilie> ; # Adoptivfamilie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/konzeption> ; # Konzeption
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/soziale_klasse> ; # Soziale Klasse
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/geschlechterrolle> ; # Geschlechterrolle
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/interethnische_adoption> ; # Interethnische Adoption
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/interethnic_adoption_united_states> ; # Interethnic adoption--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047032> ; # Families--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/987769> ; # Kinship
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/adoptionsvermittlung> ; # Adoptionsvermittlung
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.734080973/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/familie> ; # Familie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/976069> ; # Intercountry adoption
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/109453077> ; # Christine Ward Gailey
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "This book examines the ways class, gender, and race shape public and private adoption in the United States. The author analyzes the controversies surrounding international, public, and transracial adoption, and how the political and economic dynamics that shape adoption policies and practices affect the lives of people in the adoption nexus: adopters, adoptees, birth parents, and agents within and across borders."@en ;
   schema:description "Profiling adoption in the United States today -- "Kids need families to turn out right": public agency adopters -- Transracial adoption in practice -- Making kinship in the wake of history: older child adoption -- The global search for "blue-ribbon babies": international adoption -- Inclusive, exclusive, and contractual families: what adoption can tell us about kinship today."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793229284> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Series/louann_atkins_temple_women_&_culture_series> ; # Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series ;
   schema:name "Blue-ribbon babies and labors of love : race, class, and gender in U.S. adoption practice"@en ;
   schema:productID "318870285" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/318870285#PublicationEvent/austin_tx_university_of_texas_press_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Agent/university_of_texas_press> ; # University of Texas Press
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018957214&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=018957214&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780292721272> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780292725706> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA9A5893> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/318870285> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Agent/university_of_texas_press> # University of Texas Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Texas Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Series/louann_atkins_temple_women_&_culture_series> # Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/318870285> ; # Blue-ribbon babies and labors of love : race, class, and gender in U.S. adoption practice
   schema:name "Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/adoptionsvermittlung> # Adoptionsvermittlung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Adoptionsvermittlung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793229284#Topic/interethnische_adoption> # Interethnische Adoption
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Interethnische Adoption"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100658> # Adoption--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Adoption--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008104783> # Intercountry adoption--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Intercountry adoption--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009128069> # Kinship--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Kinship--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047032> # Families--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Families--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/797076> # Adoption
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Adoption"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/976069> # Intercountry adoption
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Intercountry adoption"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/976195> # Interethnic adoption
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Interethnic adoption"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/987769> # Kinship
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Kinship"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109453077> # Christine Ward Gailey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1950" ;
   schema:familyName "Gailey" ;
   schema:givenName "Christine Ward" ;
   schema:name "Christine Ward Gailey" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780292721272>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0292721277" ;
   schema:isbn "9780292721272" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780292725706>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0292725701" ;
   schema:isbn "9780292725706" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/318870285>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/318870285> ; # Blue-ribbon babies and labors of love : race, class, and gender in U.S. adoption practice
   schema:dateModified "2017-12-25" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.