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The Resource Kinship by design : a history of adoption in the modern United States, Ellen Herman

Kinship by design : a history of adoption in the modern United States, Ellen Herman

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Kinship by design : a history of adoption in the modern United States
Title
Kinship by design
Title remainder
a history of adoption in the modern United States
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Herman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What constitutes a family? Tracing the dramatic evolution of Americans? answer to this question over the past century, Kinship by Design provides the fullest account to date of modern adoption?s history. Beginning in the early 1900s, when children were still transferred between households by a variety of unregulated private arrangements, Ellen Herman details efforts by the U.S. Children?s Bureau and the Child Welfare League of America to establish adoption standards in law and practice. She goes on to trace Americans? shifting ideas about matching children with physically or intellectually sim
Member of
Cataloging source
CCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herman, Ellen
Dewey number
362.7340973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV875.55
LC item number
.H47 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adoption
  • Orphans
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Adoption
  • Orphans
  • United States
Label
Kinship by design : a history of adoption in the modern United States, Ellen Herman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-371) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perils of money and sentiment (and custom, accident, impulse, intuition, common sense, faith, and bad blood) -- Making adoption governable -- Rules for realness -- Matching and the mirror of nature -- The measure of other people's children -- Adoption revolutions -- The difference difference makes -- Damaged children, therapeutic lives -- Reckoning with risk
Control code
567989932
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 381 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226328072
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612239649
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223964
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567989932
Label
Kinship by design : a history of adoption in the modern United States, Ellen Herman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-371) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perils of money and sentiment (and custom, accident, impulse, intuition, common sense, faith, and bad blood) -- Making adoption governable -- Rules for realness -- Matching and the mirror of nature -- The measure of other people's children -- Adoption revolutions -- The difference difference makes -- Damaged children, therapeutic lives -- Reckoning with risk
Control code
567989932
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 381 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226328072
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612239649
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223964
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567989932

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