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Author Rothman, Barbara Katz.

Title Weaving a family : untangling race and adoption / Barbara Katz Rothman.

Published Boston : Beacon Press books, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.734089 ROTH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-263) and index.
Contents Preface : a word on theory, method, language (and source notes) -- Personal strands -- Family, obviously -- Our story -- Motherhood, adoption and race -- Unraveling the pieces -- Motherhood in the marketplace -- Adoption in the age of genetics -- Talking about race -- What I learned at the Schomburg -- Images -- Children of a diaspora -- Protégés -- The pet -- The trophy child -- Imagine -- Weaving the pieces -- Home from the Schomburg -- Going places -- Culture : celebrating diversity -- Identity : pride and joy -- Entitlement : that can't be your baby -- Hair : braiding together culture, identity and entitlement -- Weaving a way home.
Subject Interracial adoption -- United States.
Interracial adoption -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 0807028282 (cloth : alk. paper)