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Title Adoption matters : philosophical and feminist essays / edited by Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt.

Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.73401 ADOP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 320 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-309) and index.
Contents Introduction : kith, kin, and family / Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt -- Adoption and its progeny : rethinking family law, gender, and sexual difference / Drucilla Cornell -- Open adoption is not for everyone / Anita L. Allen -- Methods of adoption : eliminating genetic privilege / Jacqueline Stevens -- Several steps behind : gay and lesbian adoption / Sarah Tobias -- A child of one's own : property, progeny, and adoption / Janet Farrell Smith -- Family resemblances : adoption, personal identity, and genetic essentialism / Charlotte Witt -- Being adopted and being a philosopher : exploring identity and the "desire to know" differently / Kimberly Leighton -- Real (m)othering : the metaphysics of maternity in children's literature / Shelley Park -- Accidents and contingencies of love / Songsuk Hahn ; comments by Harry Frankfurt -- Abuse and neglect, foster drift, and the adoption alternative / Elizabeth Bartholet -- Feminism, race, and adoption policy / Dorothy Roberts -- Racial randomization / Hawley Fogg-Davis -- You mixed? : racial identity without racial biology / Sally Haslanger.
Other author Haslanger, Sally Anne.
Witt, Charlotte, 1951-
Subject Adoption.
ISBN 0801441943 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801489636 (paperback: alk. paper)