Trans-Cultural Issues and Adoption

  • Armstrong, S., Slaytor, P., 2001. The Colour of Difference: Journeys in Transracial Adoption. Annandale, NSW: Federation Press.
  • Dorow, S.K., 2006. Transnational Adoption: A Cultural Economy of Race, Gender and Kinship. New York: NYU Press.
  • Mohanty, J., Newhill, C., 2006. ‘Adjustment of international adoptees: Implications for practice and a future research agenda’. Children and Youth Services Review, 28 (4): 384-395.
  • Palacios, J., Amoros, P., 2006. ‘Recent changes in adoption and fostering in Spain’. British Journal of Social Work 36: 921-935.
  • Quiroz, P.A., 2007. ‘Color-blind individualism, intercountry adoption and public policy’. Journal of Sociology and Public Welfare 34 (2): 57-68.
  • Rice, L.J., 2007. ‘Spotlight on Black adoption’. Ebony.
  • Rojewski, J.W., 2005. ‘A typical American family? How adoptive families acknowledge and incorporate Chinese cultural heritage in their lives’. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal 22 (2): 133-164.
  • Rosenwald, T., 2004. ‘Reculturation of intercountry adoptees in Western Australia: A post adoption project’. 8th Australian Adoption Conference on Adoption19-21 April, Adelaide.
  • Trenka, J.J., Chinyere Oparah, J. & Shin, S.Y., eds, 2006. Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption.Cambridge, Massachusetts: South End Press.
  • Volkman, T.A., ed., 2005. Cultures of Transnational Adoption. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
  • Shiao, J.L., Tuan, M., Rienzi, E., 2004. ‘Shifting the spotlight: Exploring race and culture in Korean-White adoptive families’. Race and Society: 1-16.
  • Shiao, J.L., Tuan, M., 2008. ‘Korean adoptees and the social context of ethnic exploration’. American Journal of Sociology 113 (4): 1023-1066.
  • John, J., 2002. Black Baby, White Hands: A View from the Crib. Silver Spring, Md: Soul Water Publishing.
  • Tuan, M., 2008. ‘Domestic and international transracial adoption: A synopsis of the literature’. Sociology Compass 2 (6): 1848-1859.
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2003. ‘Not Quite/Just the Same/Different: The Construction of Identity in Vietnamese War Orphans Adopted by White Parents’, unpublished MA thesis, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, University of Technology, Sydney. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2100/316
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2004. ‘The adopted Vietnamese community: From fairytales to the diaspora’. Vietnam: Beyond the Frame. Special issue of Michigan Quarterly Review 43 (4): 648-664.
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2005. ‘From orphaned China dolls to long distance daughters’. In Wilson, S. and Sengupta, A. (eds), Defending Our Dreams: Global Feminist Voices for a New Generation, pp. 95-109. London: Zed Books.
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2006. ‘Beyond the Vietnam War adoptions: Representing our transracial lives’. In Trenka, J.J., Oparah, C. and Shin, S.Y. (eds), Outsiders Within: Racial Crossings and Adoption Politics, pp. 275-285. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.
  • Willis, M.G. ‘The real issues in transracial adoption: A response’. Journal of Black Psychology 22: 246–253. 
  • Kubo, K., 2007. Desirable Difference: The Shadow of Racial Stereotypes in Creating transracial Families through Transnational AdoptionPrepared for the 102nAmerican Sociological Association Annual Meeting in August 2007, New York. Available at: http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p183599_index.html.
  • Sotiropoulos, K., 2008. ‘Open adoption and the politics of transnational feminist human rights’. Radical History Review 101: 179-190.
  • Armstrong, S., Slaytor, P., 2001. The Colour of Difference: Journeys in Transracial Adoption. Annandale, NSW: Federation Press.
  • Dorow, S.K., 2006. Transnational Adoption: A Cultural Economy of Race, Gender and Kinship. New York: NYU Press.
  • Mohanty, J., Newhill, C., 2006. ‘Adjustment of international adoptees: Implications for practice and a future research agenda’. Children and Youth Services Review, 28 (4): 384-395.
  • Palacios, J., Amoros, P., 2006. ‘Recent changes in adoption and fostering in Spain’. British Journal of Social Work 36: 921-935.
  • Quiroz, P.A., 2007. ‘Color-blind individualism, intercountry adoption and public policy’. Journal of Sociology and Public Welfare 34 (2): 57-68.
  • Rice, L.J., 2007. ‘Spotlight on Black adoption’. Ebony.
  • Rojewski, J.W., 2005. ‘A typical American family? How adoptive families acknowledge and incorporate Chinese cultural heritage in their lives’. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal 22 (2): 133-164.
  • Rosenwald, T., 2004. ‘Reculturation of intercountry adoptees in Western Australia: A post adoption project’. 8th Australian Adoption Conference on Adoption19-21 April, Adelaide.
  • Trenka, J.J., Chinyere Oparah, J. & Shin, S.Y., eds, 2006. Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption.Cambridge, Massachusetts: South End Press.
  • Volkman, T.A., ed., 2005. Cultures of Transnational Adoption. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
  • Shiao, J.L., Tuan, M., Rienzi, E., 2004. ‘Shifting the spotlight: Exploring race and culture in Korean-White adoptive families’. Race and Society: 1-16.
  • Shiao, J.L., Tuan, M., 2008. ‘Korean adoptees and the social context of ethnic exploration’. American Journal of Sociology 113 (4): 1023-1066.
  • John, J., 2002. Black Baby, White Hands: A View from the Crib. Silver Spring, Md: Soul Water Publishing.
  • Tuan, M., 2008. ‘Domestic and international transracial adoption: A synopsis of the literature’. Sociology Compass 2 (6): 1848-1859.
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2003. ‘Not Quite/Just the Same/Different: The Construction of Identity in Vietnamese War Orphans Adopted by White Parents’, unpublished MA thesis, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, University of Technology, Sydney. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2100/316
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2004. ‘The adopted Vietnamese community: From fairytales to the diaspora’. Vietnam: Beyond the Frame. Special issue of Michigan Quarterly Review 43 (4): 648-664.
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2005. ‘From orphaned China dolls to long distance daughters’. In Wilson, S. and Sengupta, A. (eds), Defending Our Dreams: Global Feminist Voices for a New Generation, pp. 95-109. London: Zed Books.
  • Willing, Indigo Williams, 2006. ‘Beyond the Vietnam War adoptions: Representing our transracial lives’. In Trenka, J.J., Oparah, C. and Shin, S.Y. (eds), Outsiders Within: Racial Crossings and Adoption Politics, pp. 275-285. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.
  • Willis, M.G. ‘The real issues in transracial adoption: A response’. Journal of Black Psychology 22: 246–253. 
  • Kubo, K., 2007. Desirable Difference: The Shadow of Racial Stereotypes in Creating transracial Families through Transnational AdoptionPrepared for the 102nAmerican Sociological Association Annual Meeting in August 2007, New York. 
  • Sotiropoulos, K., 2008. ‘Open adoption and the politics of transnational feminist human rights’. Radical History Review 101: 179-190.