Children and the Politics of Cultural Belonging

Because that statement often forms the starting point in the debate over transracial adoption, it is worth quoting at length: [The NAB SW] affirms the inviolable position of black children in black families where they belong physically, ...

Children and the Politics of Cultural Belonging

Conversations about multiculturalism rarely consider the position of children. Yet providing care for children unanchored from their birth families raises questions central to multicultural concerns. This book explores the debate over communal and cultural belonging in three contexts: domestic transracial adoptions of non-American Indian children, the scope of tribal authority over American Indian children, and cultural and communal belonging for transnationally adopted children.

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Pages: 292
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Pages: 372
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Categories: History
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Pages: 264
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Pages: 332
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Pages: 181
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