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Title Children and youth in adoption, orphanages, and foster care : a historical handbook and guide / edited by Lori Askeland.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.730973 CHIL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Children and youth.
Children and youth (Westport, Conn.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Pt. I. : Essays -- Informal adoption, apprentices, and indentured children in the colonial era and the new republic, 1605-1850 / Lori Askeland -- Adoption reform, orphan trains, and child-saving, 1851-1929 / Marilyn Irvin Holt -- Science, social work, and bureaucracy : cautious developments in adoption and foster care, 1930-1969 / Dianne Creagh -- Civil rights, adoption rights : domestic adoption and foster care, 1970 to the present / Martha Satz and Lori Askeland -- International adoption / Elizabeth Bartholet -- The orphan in American children's literature / Claudia Nelson -- Pt. II. : Documents -- Multicultural forms of adoption and foster care before 1850 -- "Orphan trains," child-saving, and the modernization of adoption law, 1851-1929 -- Science and secrecy : adoption, orphanages, and foster care, 1930-1969 -- Contemporary issues in domestic adoption, 1970 to the present -- International adoption law -- Orphans in literature for American children -- Pt. III. : Bibliography -- General adoption and child welfare history references and online resources -- Orphans, orphanages, and orphan stories : early forms of adoption and fostering in multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives -- Secrecy and adoption : infertility, illegitimacy, parental "fitness" standards, and the move to openness in the twentieth century -- Crossing boundaries : issues and controversies in contemporary foster care and adoption.
Other author Askeland, Lori.
Subject Adoption -- United States -- History.
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Orphanages -- United States -- History.
Orphanages -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Foster children -- United States -- History.
Foster children -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Child welfare -- United States -- History.
Child welfare -- United States -- History -- Sources.
ISBN 0313331839 (alk. paper)