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Reviews the Jewish concept of adoption as reflected in Biblical and Talmudic sources. An historic view of adoption in Jewish law, custom and practice is presented, up through the contemporary American Jewish community. The author concludes that while Jewish tradition recognizes adoption as the...
This study explores the interrelationship between cultural identity and place in the lives of adult Korean adoptees living primarily in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Using life histories derived through multiple semi-structured interviews, a web of related themes emerged which reveal the...
Fifty-one adopted college students from three mid-sized East Coast universities participated in interviews structured to gather information regarding adoptees' perceptions of adoptive family life. Additionally, subjects completed a scale which measured their perceptions of general...
This column reviews and comments on studies of the outcome of older-child and adolescent adoption. The research demonstrates that children adopted at older ages are more likely to exhibit higher levels of some problem behaviors than children adopted at younger ages. Gender, age and the placement...
A PASSAGE TO THE HEART: WRITINGS FROM FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN FROM CHINA. Klatzkin, Amy (Ed.). Saint Paul, MN: Yeong & Yeong Book Co., 1999, 341 pp., Hardcover ISBN 0-9638472-2-8, $19.95. Reviewed by Patricia Irwin Johnston. I WISH FOR YOU A BEAUTIFUL LIFE: LETTERS FROM THE KOREAN BIRTH MOTHERS...
This review covers the content of the Adoption and Fostering Forum on America Online. It reviews multiple sections and sites for the quantity, quality and scope of information offered to the adoption community.
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