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White unwed mother : the adoption mandate in postwar Canada

Author: VALERIE ANDREWS
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] DEMETER Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In postwar Canada, having a child out-of-wedlock invariably meant being subject to the adoption mandate. Andrews describes the mandate as a process of interrelated institutional power systems which, together with socio-cultural norms, ideals of gender heteronormativity, and emerging sociological and psychoanalytic theories, created historically unique conditions in the post WWII decades wherein the white unmarried  Read more...
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(OCoLC)1041766998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: VALERIE ANDREWS
ISBN: 9781772582161 1772582166
OCLC Number: 1081373691
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Conclusion; Epilogue; Works Cited; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D
Responsibility: Valerie J. Andrews.

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For the majority of "unwed mothers" in postwar Canada, having a child "out-of-wedlock" invariably meant being subject to the adoption mandate. Andrews describes the mandate as a process of  Read more...

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