Adoption / Noël Merino, book editor

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Subjects: Adoption--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009
Series: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 142 p.: col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Merino, Noël
Notes: LCCN: 2008031371
ISBN: 9780737741650 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737741651 (hardcover)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-134) and index
Contents: Foreword -- Introduction -- How should we view adoption? -- Adoption is a social good / Anna Magnusson -- Adoption is a social ill / Jess DelBalzo and Bryony Lake -- Adoption can help end abortion / Nathan Tabor -- Adoption cannot end abortion / David Nova -- Adoption can help other countries / Talia Carner -- Adoption cannot help other countries / Stan Chu Ilo -- What types of adoption should be encouraged? -- There are good reasons to discourage adoption by homosexual couples / Thomas D. Williams -- Adoption by homosexual couples should not be discouraged / Jo McGowan -- Transracial adoption of African American children is needed / Dawn Davenport -- Transracial adoption of African American children is not needed / Sydney Duncan -- International adoption should be encouraged / Cynthia Tucker -- International adoption should not be encouraged / Mirah Riben -- What policies should govern adoption? -- Adoption records should always be available to adult adoptees / Lorraine Dusky -- Adoption records should not always be available to adult adoptees / Thomas Atwood -- Open adoption is the best policy / Bill Betzen -- Open adoption is not always the best policy / Lisa Hunt Warren -- More foster children should be placed in adoptive homes / Jennifer Roback Morse -- Foster children should not always be placed in adoptive homes -- New York Amsterdam news -- Facts about adoption -- Organizations to contact -- For further reading -- Index -- Picture credits
OCLC Number: 234260167
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737741650