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Adoption, Race, and Identity: From Infancy to Young Adulthood
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|December 2, 2001

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Adoption, Race, and Identity is a long-range study of the impact of interracial adoption on those adopted and their families. Initiated in 1972, it was continued in 1979, 1984, and 1991. Cumulatively, these four phases trace the subjects from early childhood into…
Intercountry Adoption: A Multinational Perspective
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|November 30, 1990

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Howard Altstein and Rita Simon are the editors of this volume which describes the experiences of foreign born adoptees and their families. Countries discussed include the United States, Canada, Norway, West Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Israel. Agency…
Transracial Adoptees and Their Families: A Study of Identity and Commitment
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|January 19, 1987

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"Transracial adoption is a controversial area of research and practice in child welfare. The authors, a sociologist and a social worker, have contributed much to its understanding through a series of studies that began in 1972 of white families that have adopted…
Global Perspectives On Social Issues: Marriage And Divorce
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|April 1, 2003

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Global Perspectives on Social Issues: Marriage and Divorce examines the history of marriage and divorce and the role played by both institutions in the lives of citizens around the world. Using a broad range of detailed information and statistics from twenty-five…
Adoption Across Borders: Serving the Children in Transracial and Intercountry Adoptions

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For over thirty years, Rita J. Simon and Howard Altstein have been studying transracial and intercountry adoptions. The families they have studied include white parents; African American, Hispanic, and Korean children; and Jewish Stars of David families, among…
The Case for Transracial Adoption
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|February 22, 1994

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This timely study analyzes the issue of adoptions that cross racial and national lines, and assesses their success and appropriateness. The book's centerpiece is a comprehensive long-term study of the transracial adoption conducted by Rita Simon and Howard…
Adoption, Race, and Identity: From Infancy Through Adolescence

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Adoption, Race, and Identity examines the innovative placement of nonwhite (predominantly black) adoptees with white parents. In addition to reviewing recent court decisions involving race as a factor in child custody, authors Rita Simon and Howard Altstein…