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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 133–134.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Rose the Hippopotamus, Central Park Zoo, New York City. Postcard sent by Theodor W. Adorno to his parents, then in Cuba. Image courtesy Theodor W. Adorno Archiv/Suhrkamp Verlag, translation from Theodor W. Adorno, Letters to His Parents...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Shanley, Mary. 2001 . Making babies, making families: What matters most in an age of reproductive technologies, surrogacy,adoption, and same-sex and unwed parents . Boston:Beacon. Shenyang. 2002. Shenyang_Families@yahoogroups.com . Silverman, Lesley. 2002. jfwcc@yahoogroups.com . Smith, Joann...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., Marty, and I sat with our noses pressed against the glass Toby Alice straining to see the land as it intermittently appeared and vanished Volkman through the clouds. Almost in a whisper she confided “I think that place right down there may be where my birth parents live, Mommy. I think...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... fiction and culture . New York: Oxford University Press. Duncan, William. 1993 . Regulating intercountry adoption: An international perspective. In Frontiers of family law , edited by Andrew Bainham and David S. Pearl. London: John Wiley & Sons. Farrell-Smith, Janet. 1983 . Parenting and...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... history of adoption. Cambridge:Harvard University Press. Donzelot, Jacques. 1977 . La police des familles . Paris: Minuit. Fonseca, C. 1993 . Parents et enfants dans les couches populaires brésiliennes au début du siècle: Un autre genre d'amour. Droit et cultures 25 : 41 -62...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
... cousin and I came out to our respective parents about ten years apart from one another. Our parents are good friends. They regularly share meals and celebrate holidays together. In the early 2000s, however, in Montreal, Québec, my announcement was met with horror and panic. It was seen as premature and...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., of a lesser degree and kind for the adoptee.”9 What often makes the child adoptee attractive for transnational adoptive parents is in fact the near complete (depending on the age of the adoptee) erasure of memory, history, and identity that takes...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., school problems, delinquency—these two groups of children offered the same (considerable) behavioral and emotional challenges to their adoptive families. (In an unexpected note of grace, despite their seri- ous struggles, a very high percentage of adoptive parents—84 percent— reported that they were...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... com- plications. Rather than dismissing the importance of this choice, scholars of immigration would do well to consider fully what the breaking and reforging of parental ties means for the young migrant mother...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- lege, Borshay Liem decides that she must see her two families together, in one room, in the same physical space. And so she orchestrates what can be described only as an excruciating “reunion” between her American parents and her Korean family, a journey of recuperation and return to origins...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... young and their parents into the modernist regime than public schools. The common school is charged with the task of preparing children and youth for their dual responsibilities to the social order: citizenship and, more important, learning to labor. On the one hand, in the older curriculum on the...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... links that in some cases facilitated the sorting of children by sex and region for ease of selection. These images functioned initially as lures, drawing prospec- tive clients3 into the adoption market, helping them to imagine “their” child or themselves as parents of children “like these.” Beyond...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... computer game hall. He cut school for a week without mentioning it to his parents. The school called, and he was suspended for three days. His father works as a riverboat operator. Mother doesn’t work. Someone from the school was sent to his...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... dozens of home videos posted to YouTube in which parents run the test on their own chil- dren. It is even possible that you gave your child a copy of the internation- ally best-­selling parable Don’t Eat the Marshmallow . . . Yet! in which the...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): v.
Published: 01 March 2003
... years. The contributors to this issue, mostly professional anthropologists and adoptive parents, are intimate with the phenomenon and offer a fine-grained account of the complexities too often missing from conventional portrayals. Their claims for transformed relations of kinship stand in critical...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): np.
Published: 01 March 2003
... years. The contributors to this issue, mostly professional anthropologists and adoptive parents, are intimate with the phenomenon and offer a fine-grained account of the complexities too often missing from conventional portrayals. Their claims for transformed relations of kinship stand in critical...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Margaret Morganroth Gullette alive today.4 When Carl Bernstein started studying his parents’ political pasts, his mother said, “‘If you center on this I think it’s going to shatter my life again,’ ” and he “could see her face was trembling.”5 Or they think no one would be interested: Old Left, old...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Mesoamerican family system model results in typical extended families, Since the mid- in which parents and children live together with daughters-in-law and grandchildren, as well as nuclear families deriving from the breakup of 1990s, the serious the original extended families. These patterns...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... activists target state politicians to forward their agendas. At private universities, the public has been both more narrowly defined — as respond. the alumni, donors, students, and parents of enrolled students — and more...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
... parents deal with wild queer children, how they sometimes protect themselves from the fact of queerness by making it a “stage,” a developmental hiccup, a moment of misalignment that will, hopefully, correct itself or be corrected by savage pseudoscience and coercive religion...