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The Resource Adoption : a brief social and cultural history, Peter Conn

Adoption : a brief social and cultural history, Peter Conn

Label
Adoption : a brief social and cultural history
Title
Adoption
Title remainder
a brief social and cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Peter Conn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this essential contribution to the current literature on adoption, Peter Conn seamlessly draws upon philosophy, history, literary criticism, and related fields to offer a fascinating narrative of the global history of adoption. By bringing an unprecedented historical perspective to bear on the subject, Conn advances our understanding of the role of the concept of 'culture' in attitudes toward international adoption and provides an enduring conceptual and historical framework for future research. This book is crucial to understanding the issues faced not only by the ever-growing number of adoptees in the United States, but also to the welfare of children the world over
Member of
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
362.734
Index
index present
LC call number
HV875
LC item number
.C665 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Palgrave Pivot
Label
Adoption : a brief social and cultural history, Peter Conn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: What is Adoption? -- Doing what comes naturally -- Adoption's long and often surprising history -- Adoption in America -- Culture, nationalism, and intercountry adoption -- Imagining Adoption -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
161 pages
Isbn
9781137332202
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012277514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1919999
  • (OCoLC)ocn830024484
  • (DLC) 2012277514
  • 1919999
Label
Adoption : a brief social and cultural history, Peter Conn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: What is Adoption? -- Doing what comes naturally -- Adoption's long and often surprising history -- Adoption in America -- Culture, nationalism, and intercountry adoption -- Imagining Adoption -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
161 pages
Isbn
9781137332202
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012277514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1919999
  • (OCoLC)ocn830024484
  • (DLC) 2012277514
  • 1919999

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