Inside transracial adoption: strength-based, culture-sensitizing parenting strategies for inter-country or domestic adoptive families that don't "match"

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
Pub. Date:
2013.
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Second edition.
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English
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Is transracial adoption best for kids? How can children gain their newfamilies without losing their birth heritage? How can parents offersupport after placement? Transracial adoption is a lifelong journey,complex and challenging. But it can work well for kids and familieswhen parents are prepared to form new ideas and look at it from adifferent perspective.Inside Transracial Adoption is anaccessible, authoritative guide to navigating the challenges and issuesthat parents often face with the adoption of a child from a differentrace and culture. Filled with real-life examples, the book explores thedifferences between raising a transracial child in a multiculturalcommunity and in a predominantly white community, assesses theadvantages and challenges, and lays out strategies to deal with them.Various tips and pointers are given on helping their transracial childbuild their sense of identity so that they feel at home in their newfamily while managing to keep the connection with their culture oforigin.nbsp;It incorporates new material on the rising trendnbsp;ofpeople of color adopting children of other races and addresses thephenomenon of multiculturalism not just in societies but withinfamilies.
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subject_facetAdopted children -- United States -- Psychology
Intercountry adoption -- United States
Interracial adoption -- United States
Racially mixed children -- United States -- Psychology
Whites -- Race identity -- United States
title_displayInside transracial adoption : strength-based, culture-sensitizing parenting strategies for inter-country or domestic adoptive families that don't "match"
title_fullInside transracial adoption : strength-based, culture-sensitizing parenting strategies for inter-country or domestic adoptive families that don't "match" / Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg
title_shortInside transracial adoption
title_substrength-based, culture-sensitizing parenting strategies for inter-country or domestic adoptive families that don't "match"
topic_facetAdopted children
Intercountry adoption
Interracial adoption
Psychology
Race identity
Racially mixed children
Whites