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Adoption : opposing viewpoints
Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, [2002]

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206 pages ; illustrations ; 23 cm.
Adoption should be encouraged / Elizabeth Bartholet -- Adoption should be abolished / Evelyn Burns Robinson -- Adoption is an alternative to abortion and single parenting / Marvin Olasky -- Adoption is not an alternative to abortion / Katha Pollitt -- The rights of birth mothers must be protected / Heather Lowe -- The rights of birth fathers must be protected / Jeanne Warren Lindsay -- The rights of adoptive parents must be protected / Madelyn Freundlich and Lisa Peterson -- The rights of the child must be protected / L. Anne Babb -- Transracial adoptions should be encouraged / Kirsten Wonder Albrecht -- Same-race adoptions should be encouraged / Leslie Doty Hollingsworth -- Gay and lesbian couples should have the right to adopt / Jill M. Crawford -- Gay and lesbian parenting may not be beneficial / Lynn D. Wardle -- Adoption with clear familial boundaries is best / Mary Beth Seader and William L. Pierce -- An open adoption policy is best / James L. Gritter -- Adoption records should remain sealed / Ira Carnahan -- Adoption records should be opened / Denise K. Castellucci -- Policies should emphasize family preservation / National Coalition for Child Protection Reform -- Policies should not emphasize family preservation / Amanda Spake -- The internet should be used to recruit adoptive families / Children's Bureau -- Internet adoption remains a gray area / Frances Grandy Taylor.
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