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Seligmann, Linda J., 1954- author
Broken links, enduring ties : American adoption across race, class, and nation / Linda J. Seligmann
Alternate Title American adoption across race, class, and nation
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013
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 3rd Floor  HV875.55 .S44 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Adoption -- Social aspects -- United States
Intercountry adoption -- United States
Interracial adoption -- United States
Families -- United States
Physical Description viii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-325) and index
Contents Power and institutions -- Fate and faith : adoption and popular religiosity -- China : culture and place in imaginaries of exoticism -- White Russians -- Black and white crossings -- Broken links and adoption narratives : the power of storytelling -- Doing school : family trees and playground banter -- The anchors of virtual communities -- The children's search and the formation of diasporic communities -- Conclusion : ties that bind

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