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Briggs, Laura, 1964-
Somebody's children : the politics of transracial and transnational adoption / Laura Briggs
Alternate Title Politics of transracial and transnational adoption
Durham : Duke University Press, 2012
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 3rd Floor  HV875.55 .B75 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Adoption -- United States
Interracial adoption -- United States
Intercountry adoption -- United States
Child welfare -- United States
Physical Description xi, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-352) and index
Contents African American children and adoption, 1950-1975 -- The making of the Indian Child Welfare Act, 1922-1978 -- "Crack babies", race, and adoption reform, 1975-2000 -- From refugees to madonnas of the Cold War -- Uncivil wars -- Latin American family values -- Gay and lesbian adoption in the United States -- Epilogue: U.S. immigrants : the next fight over race, adoption, and foster care?

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