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International adoptions

Author: Margaret Haerens
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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This volume explores the topics relating to the adoption of international children by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens
ISBN: 9780737749700 0737749709 9780737749700 9780737749717 0737749717
OCLC Number: 598304962
Description: 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Should international adoptions be encouraged?. International adoptions should be encouraged / Elizabeth Bartholet --
International adoptions should be discouraged / E.J. Graff --
International adoptions should be an option for tsunami orphans / Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute --
International adoptions exploit tsunami orphans and result in child trafficking / Asha Krishnakumar --
How do celebrity adoptions affect the debate over international adoptions?. Celebrity adoptions are helpful to the practice of international adoption / Selaelo Ramokgopa --
Celebrity adoptions are harmful to the practice of international adoption / Gabrielle Birkner --
Celebrity international adoptions transcend racial barriers and shed light on issue of orphaned children / Cindy Rodriguez --
Celebrity international adoptions are not in the best interest of the child / Kate Sheehy --
Celebrity international adoptions help children in need / Carol Lloyd --
Celebrity international adoptions are a form of colonialism / Adam Elkus --
What are the consequences of international adoptions?. International adoptions break down racial and ethic stereotypes / Angela Krueger --
International adoptions result in discrimination / Mateo Cruz --
International adoptions illustrate the fluidity of racial and ethnic boundaries in American society / Hiromi Ishizawa, Catherine T. Kenney, Kazuyo Kubo, and Gillian Stevens --
International adoptions alienate children from cultural heritage / Kim Young-gyo --
International adoptions do not necessarily alienate children from cultural heritage / Martha Nichols --
International adoptions neglect U.S. children in need / Jocelyn Noveck --
What changes should be made to the international adoption process?. There should be more regulations in international adoption / Natalie Cherot --
There should be fewer regulations in international adoption / John Stossel --
The international adoption process requires more vigilance against child trafficking / David M. Smolin --
The United States should not deal with countries that exploit children and the international adoption process / Kate O'Keefe --
International adoptions should not be used as a political issue / Fred Weir --
There should be pre- and post-pediatric counseling in the international adoption process / Sandra L. Iverson and Dana E. Johnson.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor.

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This volume explores the topics relating to the adoption of international children by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.

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