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Adoption nation how the adoption revolution is transforming America by Adam Pertman

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Published by Harvard Common Press in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Adoption -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAdam Pertman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV875.55 .P47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23677647M
ISBN 109781558327153, 9781558327160
LC Control Number2009033674

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  ADOPTION NATION: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families--and America User Review - Kirkus. In an updated edition, journalist turned adoption advocate Pertman presents a modern take on adoption and how it's changing American er Kelly, a 6-year-old girl who was given up by her 3/5(1).   As a call for reform of the corrupt practices involved in domestic and international adoption today, Pertman's book is gentle and persuasive. Adoption Nation provides a good introduction to issues involved in adoption for adoptive parents, adopted persons, and birth parents/5.   Adoption, seemingly out of the blue, appears everywhere—in the news, at the playground, in schools, at church, and in our own families. Something is changing. And according to author Adam Pertman and his book Adoption Nation, it’s nothing short of a revolution. Until very recently, adoption remained secretive.5/5. PRAISE for ADOPTION NATION “Adoption Nation is a treasure. It is the most complete book on adoption—ever—by one of the most eloquent, knowledgeable experts in the field.” – Sharon Roszia, co-author of The Open Adoption Experience and program manager of the Kinship Center “Groundbreaking courageous, penetrating, engaging, and deeply personal/5().

  The book is a comprehensive discussion of adoption, ranging from international adoptions, attitudes toward adoption and open adoption. The author is careful not to paint a falsely rosy picture. Adoption regulations are inconsistent, and currently, only nine states allow broad access to . Adoption Nation is essential reading for adoptive families, for anyone contemplating adopting a child, and for everyone touched by this extraordinary cultural transformation. Post navigation ← Previous Book. Get this from a library! Adoption nation: how the adoption revolution is transforming America. [Adam Pertman] -- A journalist and adoptive father traces the evolution of adoption from an institution marked by shame and secrets to a powerful force of culture and social change. With compassion for adopted individuals and adoptive and birth parents alike, Adam Pertman explores the history and human impact of adoption, explodes the corrosive myths surrounding it, and tells compelling stories about its participants as they grapple with issues relating to race, identity, equality, discrimination, personal history, and connections with all their families.