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Inside Transracial Adoption
     

Inside Transracial Adoption

by Gail Steinberg, Beth Hall
 
The co-directors of Pact: An Adoption Alliance offer their dynamic organization's cutting edge tools for fostering honesty and authenticity in matters of adoption and race. Acknowledging white identity issues for transracial adopters and demonstrating predictable milestones in the journey toward adulthood for transracially-adopted infants, preschoolers, school-age

Overview

The co-directors of Pact: An Adoption Alliance offer their dynamic organization's cutting edge tools for fostering honesty and authenticity in matters of adoption and race. Acknowledging white identity issues for transracial adopters and demonstrating predictable milestones in the journey toward adulthood for transracially-adopted infants, preschoolers, school-age children, teens and young adults, Inside Transracial Adoption offers provocative information, valuable resources and practical tools to support families in fostering the development of racial identity of children of color and in the strengthening of family connections.

An early reader commented "Singularly this book has given me more hope about parenting (my daughter) than all the social workers, therapists and teachers have put together. I wept tears of relief as I read this book. Not only did you name it, but you truly understand what living with a transracially adopted child is likeAnd! you give suggestions and solutions!!! Thank you!"

About The Author:
Beth Hall is the adoptive mom of Sofia Hall Gallagher who is Latina and aged 10, and James Hall Gallagher who is African American and aged 8. She grew up a member of an adoptive familyher sister, Barbara adopted by (and Beth having been born to) their parents. She lives in Oakland, California, with her family.

Together Beth and Gail are founders and co-directors of Pact, An Adoption Alliance. The author of numerous articles, they lecture across the country and are committed to serving children first.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780944934265
Publisher:
Perspectives Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
405

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