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Author Briggs, Laura, 1964-
Title Somebody's children [electronic resource] : the politics of transracial and transnational adoption / Laura Briggs.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  HV875.55 .B75 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xi, 360 p.) : ill.
Bibliography 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?
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Adoption -- United States.
Interracial adoption -- United States.
Intercountry adoption -- United States.
Gay adoption -- United States.
Child welfare -- United States.
Alternate Title Politics of transracial and transnational adoption
Related To Print version: Briggs, Laura,. Somebody's children. Durham : Duke University Press, 2012. 9780822351474 0822351471 9780822351610 0822351617 (DLC) 2011035893
ISBN 0822394952 (electronic bk.)
9780822394952 (electronic bk.)
9780822351474 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822351471 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822351610 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822351617 (pbk. : alk. paper)