Does the parents' social network include people who come from the same country or belong to the same ethnic group as the child who can serve as role models? Where there is a will, there is a way. Nonetheless when the children asked questions about their lives before the adoption, their birth parents, their skin color, or experiences of racism, the parents in this group talked to the child about the country of birth and its culture. Acknowledgments We would like to thank the parents that agreed to participate in this study and who are thus helping us to improve the care we can provide to parents and children who come to the Adoption Consultation at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cochin Hospital, in Paris. Is it worth risking everything to slip unprotected into this sexy white housewife's most private crevices? Of the 48 internationally adopted children, 27 were girls and 21 boys.
This attitude appears to be detrimental to the child [ 17 ]. Lucky Singh marked it as to-read Nov 17, Documents of Life 2, London: The interviews took place between May and January The child's age at the time of the interview has been added to the end of each quotation, following the parent's number e. Ethnic identity of transethnically adopted Hispanic adolescents, Social Work , —
Each had training in the fields of adoption and qualitative research methods AH, SS. View Article Google Scholar 8. The rise and fall of intercountry adoption in the 21st century. The qualitative phenomenological analysis of interviews with 51 adoptive parents shows three major groups of parental representations of the cultural identity of their internationally adopted child. Parents in group 1 have a need to nullify the differences that exist between them and the child that they went to the other end of the world to find. Louisiana State UP,
The parents in group 1 reported that they have no association with the child's country of birth in their daily lives and no interest in this country. Mayer, Beyond Border Binaries: Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: The Virgin of Seminole. The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.