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Family matters : secrecy and disclosure in the history of adoption

Author: E Wayne Carp
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This work looks at the history of adoption in American society and reveals how the practice and attitudes about it have evolved from colonial days to the 1990s. The author argues that it is ever more  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Field guides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E Wayne Carp
ISBN: 0674001869 9780674001862
OCLC Number: 1012680730
Description: xii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: E. Wayne Carp.

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Carp cuts through emotionalism, bad social science, and fraudulent psychology to defend a rational middle ground, supporting search-and-consent systems and voluntary adoption registers that allow Read more...

 
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