By Nora Moosnick

ISBN-10: 0275978125

ISBN-13: 9780275978129

Discusses the problems concerning race, category, and gender taken with adoption according to in-depth interviews with 22 adoptive moms. this article compares and contrasts the reports of white ladies who followed Asian, black, or biracial kids. the majority of the e-book is devoted to featuring the women's phrases as they discuss their perceptions of fertility remedies, delivery moms, different moms, adoption methods, and outsiders' reactions, between different concerns. Feminist discourse is used to envision the applicability of those theories to women's self-characterizations.

Beginning with an outline of the theoretical foundation of the booklet, discussions of changing into an adoptive mom and the realities of being an adoptive mom keep on with. each one bankruptcy provides emotions and reports of adoptive moms, as well as research that brings those emotions into broader societal context. This sincere portrayal will provide adoptive households, adoption execs, and social staff very important insights into moms' adoptive stories. students of women's experiences, social paintings, and sociology will locate this quantity helpful as well.

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