Intercountry Adoptees Tell Their Stories

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-04-01
  • Publisher: LEXINGTON BOOKS

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Intercountry Adoptees Tell Their Stories reflects the thoughts and experiences of adult transracial adoptees. The authors conducted in-depth interviews in order to understand and examine the adoptees. The men and women interviewed in this study offer the readers a detailed and personal glimpse into their worlds. They represent a range of positive and negative adoption stories and describe the complexities of ethnic identity formation.

Author Biography

Heather Ahn-Redding is assistant professor of criminal justice at High Point University, North Carolina Rita J. Simon is professor of justice, law, and society at American University

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Intercountry Adoption
Introduction to Interviews
Jodip. 31
Terry Boeschp. 41
Carriep. 61
Christine Simpsonp. 74
Casey Stellp. 85
Katep. 99
Lisa Limp. 110
Tonyp. 130
Chris Dump. 144
Benjamin Nguyen Wexlerp. 153
Ryan Killackyp. 164
Justine Casep. 178
Jenniferp. 189
Mariap. 206
Polly Bettencourtp. 227
Michele Matthisp. 238
Judith Craigp. 250
Timp. 261
United States: African American
Teresa Donigerp. 277
United States: Caucasian
Adam Sackettp. 293
Flutiep. 317
Summary and Concluding Remarks
Bibliographyp. 327
Indexp. 329
About the Authorsp. 339
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