Transnational and Transracial Adoption and the Changing Faces of American Families

Transnational and Transracial Adoption and the Changing Faces of American Families

Speaker has completed major project on changing faces of American family. Will discuss multiple impacts of transnational and transracial adoption on family-making in the U.S. Seligmann’s book, Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class, and Nation (Stanford University Press, 2013) examines the experiences of families who have adopted from China, Russia, and those who have adopted African American children transracially in the U.S., including the experiences of the children themselves.

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