Catalogue by keywords / Intercountry, transracial adoption and ethnic identity: A Korean example

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ISS/IRC Code COM-INTERACIAL ENG-014
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Title Intercountry, transracial adoption and ethnic identity: A Korean example
Author NAM SOON HUH
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Date published/issue 00-00-2000
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher Sage Publications, Inc, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, California 91320, USA, e-mail: order@sagepu
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Type of material Monograph
Language of document English

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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Interacial
Adoption-intercountry
Identity-adoptive
Free text Study which addresses issues of the development of ethnic identity in intercountry adoptees by using the specific situation of Korean adoptees in the USA. The study analyses the importance of parental attitudes, reactions to these children once they become of school age, etc. The authors place emphasis on the promotion of the adopted child's original culture as a means of fostering "the children's development of integrated ethnic identities".

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