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Adoption nation

Adam Pertman

Adoption nation

how the adoption revolution is transforming America

by Adam Pertman

  • 125 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harvard Common Press in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adoption -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAdam Pertman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV875.55 .P47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677647M
    ISBN 109781558327153, 9781558327160
    LC Control Number2009033674

    In this updated edition, Pertman reveals how changing attitudes and laws are transforming adoption—and thereby American society—in the twenty-first century. Makes a great gift for National Adoption Awareness Month (November) and the upcoming holiday season! Offered Exclusively by Tapestry Books. $ (25% off!) tax + processing fees – $ Tapestry Books specializes in adoption related books and resources. A leader in the field since , Tapestry Books is a literary source for adoptive families, birth families, adoptees and adoption professionals. We understand the adoption process and are knowledgeable about the literature.

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The book is a comprehensivediscussion of adoption, ranging from international adoptions, attitudes toward adoption and open adoption. The author is careful not to paint a falsely rosy picture. Adoption regulations are inconsistent, and currently, only nine states allow broad access to Reviews: 2.

Adoption nation book compassion for adopted individuals and adoptive and birth parents alike, Adam Pertman explores the history and human impact of adoption, explodes the corrosive myths surrounding it, and tells compelling stories about its participants as they grapple with issues relating to race, identity, equality, discrimination, personal history, and connections with all their : Harvard Common Press.

ADOPTION NATION: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families--and America User Review - Kirkus. In an updated edition, journalist turned adoption advocate Pertman presents a modern take on adoption and how it's changing American er Kelly, a 6-year-old girl who was given up by her 3/5(1).

As a call for reform of the corrupt practices involved in domestic and international adoption today, Pertman's book is gentle and persuasive. Adoption Nation provides a good introduction to issues involved in adoption for adoptive parents, adopted persons, and birth parents/5.

Adoption, seemingly out of the blue, appears everywhere—in the news, at the playground, in schools, at church, and in our own families. Something is changing.

And according to author Adam Pertman and his book Adoption Nation, it’s nothing short of a revolution. Until very recently, adoption remained secretive.5/5. PRAISE for ADOPTION NATION “Adoption Nation is a treasure.

It is the most complete book on adoption—ever—by one of the most eloquent, knowledgeable experts in the field.” – Sharon Roszia, co-author of The Open Adoption Experience and program manager of the Kinship Center “Groundbreaking courageous, penetrating, engaging, and deeply personal/5().

The book is a comprehensive discussion of adoption, ranging from international adoptions, attitudes toward adoption and open adoption. The author is careful not to paint a falsely rosy picture. Adoption regulations are inconsistent, and currently, only nine states allow broad access to.

Adoption Nation is essential reading for adoptive families, for anyone contemplating adopting a child, and for everyone touched by this extraordinary cultural transformation.

Post navigation ← Previous Book. Get this from a library. Adoption nation: how the adoption revolution is transforming America. [Adam Pertman] -- A journalist and adoptive father traces the evolution of adoption from an institution marked by shame and secrets to a powerful force of culture and social change.

With compassion for adopted individuals and adoptive and birth parents alike, Adam Pertman explores the history and human impact of adoption, explodes the corrosive myths surrounding it, and tells compelling stories about its participants as they grapple with issues relating to race, identity, equality, discrimination, personal history, and connections with all their families.

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Adam Pertman is President, CEO and Founder of the National Center on Adoption and Permanency, a unique national nonprofit organization that provides research, resources, education, training, consulting and advocacy to improve the lives of children, families and the professionals who serve them. Adoption Photo Books If you’ve recently welcomed a bundle of joy into your family through adoption, congratulations on your newest family member.

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