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The interracial adoption option : creating a family across race

Author: Marlene Gail Fine; Fern L Johnson
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
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An accessible introduction to the complex world of interracial adoption, this title will be the perfect starting point for parents of transracially adopted children and those who are considering adopting transracially.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Gail Fine; Fern L Johnson
ISBN: 9781849059305 1849059306
OCLC Number: 826860829
Description: 168 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Making the decision to adopt a child of another race : when birds of a feather might not flock together --
Talking about race and adoption with others : you're doing what? --
Helping your child develop a healthy racial identity : "Daddy, why am I brown and you're pink?" --
Talking about race and adoption with your child : "Mommy, who's my real daddy?" --
Navigating school : homework for parents --
Creating a support system for you and your child : it takes a village --
Index.
Responsibility: Marlene G. Fine and Fern L. Johnson.

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The Interracial Adoption Option draws on the lives and experiences of a couple adopting children interracially. Through the author' experiences, the book guides prospective parents through the  Read more...

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Rarely does a book address the particular challenges of parenting children adopted into a family of a different race. This work eloquently weaves together cutting edge scholarship on racial identity Read more...

 
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