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Transracial adoptees and their families : a study of identity and commitment

Author: Rita J Simon; Howard Altstein
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1987.
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Transracial adoption is a controversial area of research and practice in child welfare. ChoiceReporting on the third phase of a 14-year study of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
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Simon, Rita J. (Rita James), 1931-
Transracial adoptees and their families.
New York : Praeger, 1987
(OCoLC)568719034
Online version:
Simon, Rita J. (Rita James), 1931-
Transracial adoptees and their families.
New York : Praeger, 1987
(OCoLC)607896926
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita J Simon; Howard Altstein
ISBN: 0275923983 9780275923983
OCLC Number: 14905910
Description: xii, 150 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Where we are today: numbers, practices, and policies --
Recent court rulings. II. Looking back at the families --
The parents' story --
The children's account --
How the parents' and children's accounts match up --
Special families: problems, disappointments, conflicts --
Ordinary families: a collective portrait. III. Effects of abortion, birth rate, and lifestyle on inracial and transracial adoptions --
Single parent adoption: a continuing alternative --
Intercountry adoption.
Responsibility: Rita J. Simon and Howard Altstein.

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