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  • Same Race Adoption For Black Children
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    Color Blind Ronald Jackson, a one-year-old African American boy, is anxiously waiting to be adopted. Unfortunately, there seems to be an insufficient number of couples of his race willing to adopt. There are two alternatives, he could either remain in the child welfare system or a suitable Caucasian couple could adopt him. It is evident that transracial adoption makes up 3.9 percent of all adoptions. Although permitting whites to adopt might be a reasonable solution, is troubling to the American...
  • Wrong With Transracial Adoption A Child
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    Transracial Adoption Many adoptions are being taken place in America today. These adoptions are not always of the same race, transracial adoption is very popular among eager couples who are willing to adopt. Transracial adoption is the adoption of a child of one race by a couple of another race. Adopting children from different races has brought up many controversies and the government has had to step in. There are mixed views on the case of transracial adoption, some believe it is culturally da...
  • Appropriate Child For The Adoptive Parents
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    ... The birth of a girl has never been a cause for celebration in China, and stories of peasant farmers drowning newborn girls in buckets of water have been commonplace for centuries. Now, however, as a direct result of the one-child policy, the number of baby girls being abandoned, aborted, or dumped on orphanage steps is unprecedented. Adopting Internationally Adoption is procedure by which people legally assume the role of parents for a person who is not their biological child. Adopted childr...
  • Adoptions Cause Children
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    Biracial adoptions have been the topic of debate for many years but not only for it's effects on the children and their parents but also for it's effect on society and the effect it has on the child's ability to function in society. With this in mind the Federal Government has decided to step in. Their outlook on the subject has caused them to put into action the Multi-Ethnic Placement Act. The Multi-Ethnic Placement Act (MEP A) will make racial matching an inappropriate criterion for the placem...
  • Vital To The Adopted Adolescent's Identity Development
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    Who Am I? The amount of research that has been conducted about adoptee's and their problems with identity development is enormous. Many of the researchers agree on some of the causes of identity formation problems in adolescent adoptee's, while other researchers conclude that there is no significant difference in identity formation in adoptee's as birth children. This paper will discuss some of the research which has been conducted and will attempt to answer the following questions: Do adoptee's...
  • Adoption By The Frankenstein Family
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    She [Caroline] found a peasant and his wife, hard working, bent down by care and labour, distributing a scanty meal to five hungry babes. Food and shelter are essential items to live. Without food or shelter, it is very difficult to survive. There are distinctive parts in this vast universe in which people, especially children, suffer greatly from hunger. Why not put those starving children up for adoption or into another home that can supply them with food and a roof Adoption is a disruptive is...
  • Adoptive And Biological Parents
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    Did you know that it is estimated that approximately one million children in the United States live with adoptive parents, and that between 2-4% of U.S. families include an adopted child (S tolley, 3) Well, its true! It is estimated that there are approximately 120,000 children adopted each year (Flango and Flango, 1). That is a lot of children, if you ask me! There are more adoptions being issued every year in this country and many reasons why more Americans want to adopt children. Why is adopt...
  • Numbers Of Children Need Adoption
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    Adoption The national birth rate of children born to single family homes heading towards 40% by the year 2000, and 50% by 2012. Many lawmakers are concerned about the increase in abused and neglected children that will possibly follow this trend. Currently there are about 500,000 kids in foster homes, but only about 50,000 are put in permanent homes each year. It is difficult for these kids to find homes due to government laws. The House of Representatives passed a tax bill aimed towards adoptio...
  • Adoption In China
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    I watched the video clip presented by Laura A. Cece re entitled, "Saving Girls' Lives: International Adoptions from China". Chinese adoptions help families in many ways. Over the decades, the idea of adoption has changed. Having many children used to be a sign of virtue. The more offspring you have, the more successful you are, because it takes more money. If someone wanted to adopt, the adoption had to take place through your extended family. A son also equaled social security. When a child was...

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