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Title:
Kinship by design : a history of adoption in the modern United States
Author:
Herman, Ellen, 1957-
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Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xii, 381 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9780226327594

9780226327600
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Book

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