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  • ISBN 047203054X
  • ISBN13 978-0472030545
  • Language English
  • Author E. Wayne Carp
  • Publisher University of Michigan Press; Revised ed. edition (November 1, 2004)
  • Pages 264
  • Formats azw lit txt docx
  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Politics and Government
  • Size ePub 1883 kb
  • Size Fb2 1819 kb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 962

"Includes research on adoption documents rarely open to historians . . . an important addition to the literature on adoption."---Choice"Sheds new light on the roots of this complex and fascinating institution."---Library Journal"Well-written and accessible . . . showcases the wide-ranging scholarship underway on the history of adoption."---Adoptive Families"[T]his volume is a significant contribution to the literature and can serve as a catalyst for further research."---Social Service ReviewAdoption affects an estimated 60 percent of Americans, but despite its pervasiveness, this social institution has been little examined and poorly understood. Adoption in America gathers essays on the history of adoptions and orphanages in the United States. Offering provocative interpretations of a variety of issues, including antebellum adoption and orphanages; changing conceptions of adoption in late-nineteenth-century novels; Progressive Era reform and adoptive mothers; the politics of "matching" adoptive parents with children; the radical effect of World War II on adoption practices; religion and the reform of adoption; and the construction of birth mother and adoptee identities, the essays in Adoption in America will be debated for many years to come.

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Adoption in America: Historical Perspectives. University of Michigan Press, 2009. With us always: A history of private charity and public welfare. TM Adams, A Brundage, EW Carp, EW Hawley, E McKeown, K Norberg,. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998. Colonial British America: Essays in the New History of the Early Modern Era. EW Carp. The Journal of Southern History 51 (2), 275-276, 1985. Adoption, blood kinship, stigma, and the adoption reform movement: A historical perspective. Introduction: A historical overview of American adoption.

I have also published a book on the history of the American Revolution.

Adoption Politics: Bastard Nation and Ballot Initiative 58 (University Press of Kansas, 2004). I have also published a book on the history of the American Revolution. See, To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783 (University of North Carolina Press, 1984). edu/browse/book detail?title id 482.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002. This volume of essays has been newly reissued in paperback. The economist will recognize it as a peculiar kind of exchange since the good in question is a child.

Wayne Carp, ed. Adoption in America: Historical Perspectives. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002. The second half of the book turns to the twentieth century with Julie Berebitsky, Patricia Hart, and Brian Gill focusing primarily on the transitional inter-war period, while Carp and Anna Leon-Guerrero make an argument for World War II as a major watershed in adoption practice and Barbara Melosh examines the relationship between personal narratives of adoption and the politics of identity.

Adoption in America gathers essays on the history of adoptions and orphanages in the United States. E. Wayne Carp is Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University. Библиографические данные. Offering provocative interpretations of a variety of issues, including antebellum adoption and orphanages; changing conceptions of adoption in ury novels; Progressive Era reform and adoptive mothers; the politics of "matching" adoptive parents with children; the radical effect of World War II on adoption practices; religion and the reform of adoption; and the construction of birth mother and adoptee identities, the essays.