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Birthmothers

Author : Merry Jones
ISBN : 150403418X
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Birthmothers presents intimate and stirring accounts of more than seventy women who surrendered babies for adoption. It follows their lives long-term, from discovery of their pregnancies through the present, and identifies the Birthmother Syndrome--a pattern of behavior and emotions resulting from surrender. With heartwarming candor, Birthmothers reveals the stories of the invisible side of the adoption triangle, and touches everyone involved in adoption, as well as anyone interested in motherhood, family, and women in our society.

Adoption Reunions

Author : Michelle McColm
ISBN : 9780929005416
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 86. 25 MB
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In this practical book, Michelle McColm takes the adoptee and birth parent carefully through the process of adoption reunion; drawing on extensive interviews and the experience of her own reunion.

Adoption

Author : Barbara A. Moe
ISBN : UOM:39015047070530
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Presents an overview of adoption with a chronology of milestones in adoption history, biographies of individuals who have affected child welfare and adoption philosophies, and a dissucssion of federal legislation and policies

New Woman

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ISBN : PSU:000069499982
Genre : Women
File Size : 54. 2 MB
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Beating The Adoption Odds

Author : Cynthia D. Martin
ISBN : 0156005220
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The completely revised and updated edition of “the definitive guide to modern infant adoption” (Los Angeles Times).

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author : Richard T. Schaefer
ISBN : 9781412926942
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 77. 52 MB
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

Giving Away Simone

Author : Jan L. Waldron
ISBN : 0385485999
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An intimate account of one woman's relinquishment of her daughter for adoption describes her experiences as an unwed teenage mother, the complexities of the adoption process, and her eventual reunion with her daughter

The Girls Who Went Away

Author : Ann Fessler
ISBN : 9781101644294
Genre : Social Science
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In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the decades before Roe v. Wade. An adoptee who was herself surrendered during those years and recently made contact with her mother, Ann Fessler brilliantly brings to life the voices of more than a hundred women, as well as the spirit of those times, allowing the women to tell their stories in gripping and intimate detail.

Feminist Bookstore News

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ISBN : UOM:39015046428291
Genre : Women's bookstores
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Solutions

Author : Lauren Hartman
ISBN : 0395707390
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 56. 39 MB
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