Wanting a Daughter, Needing a Son: Abandonment, Adoption, and Orphanage Care in China

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Yeong & Yeong Book Company, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
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Review: Wanting a Daughter, Needing a Son: Abandonment, Adoption, and Orphanage Care in China

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

I found this book to be very, very interesting and educational. It's honest, without being biased, which is hard when you look at this problem from an outside culture. Read full review

Review: Wanting a Daughter, Needing a Son: Abandonment, Adoption, and Orphanage Care in China

User Review  - Jess Mortensen - Goodreads

Articles researched over a period of years made into a book. Interesting. “Missing girls” in China, orphanage care of children, foster care, adoption, the one child law. Read full review

Contents

Infant Abandonment and Adoption in China
76
The Politics of International and Domestic
135
Chinese Orphanages Today 2003
183
Photographs following page 154
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About the author (2004)

Kay Ann Johnson is professor of Asian studies, School of Social Science, at Hampshire College.

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