Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming America

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Basic Books, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 350 pages
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Adoption is both sweeping the nation and changing it, accelerating our transformation into a more multicultural and multiethnic country and helping to redefine our understanding of "family." Adoption Nation is essential reading for adoptive families, for anyone contemplating adopting a child, and for everyone touched by this extraordinary cultural transformation.

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Review: Adoption Nation How The Adoption Revolution Is Transforming America

User Review  - Lori Gertz - Goodreads

Adam Pertman, head of the Evan B Donaldson Adoption Institute writes a comprehensive overview on adoption in the United States. Updated recently, the book documents the history of adoption over the ... Read full review

Review: Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families -- and America

User Review  - Andrew Wolgemuth - Goodreads

A good overview of the dramatic developments that are happening with American adoption...without any shying away from the tough stuff (fraud, profiteers, etc). Pertman's calls for more openness (as ... Read full review

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Adam Pertman writes on family and children's issues for the Boston Globe. He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on adoption and has been awarded the Century Foundation's Leonard Silk Journalism Fellowship, the Year 2000 Media Award for exceptional dedication and commitment to children, and was honored by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption for Adoption Nation. He and his wife live with their two adopted children in Newton, Massachusetts.

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