Publisher: Stanford University Press (October 2, 2013)
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Family-making in the USA is in a nation of flux—the methods humans compose their households is altering, together with those that decide to undertake. damaged hyperlinks, Enduring Ties is a groundbreaking comparative research of transnational and interracial adoptions in the United States. Linda Seligmann uncovers the impression of those adoptions over the past two decades at the ideologies and cultural assumptions that american citizens carry approximately households and the way they're constituted. Seligmann explores even if new sorts of households and groups are rising because of those adoptions, delivering a compelling narrative on how adoptive households thrive and fight to create lasting ties.Seligmann saw and interviewed a number of adoptive mom and dad and youngsters, non-adoptive households, non secular figures, lecturers and directors, and adoption agents. The ebook uncovers that adoption—once utterly stigmatized—is now usually embraced both as a romanticized challenge of rescue or, conversely, as easily one amongst a number of how you can make a family members.