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Product Description: The practice of adoption has changed dramatically over the past half century, with profound implications for children and families. Perhaps the most remarkable and controversial transformation during this time has been the growing willingness of adoption professionals to place children with sexual-minority individuals and couples...read more
By David M. Brodzinsky (editor) and Adam Pertman (editor)

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9780195322606 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 25, 2011, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The practice of adoption has changed dramatically over the past half century, with profound implications for children and families.

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Product Description: With compassion for adopted individuals and adoptive and birth parents alike, Adam Pertman explores the history and human impact of adoption, explodes the corrosive myths surrounding it, and tells compelling stories about its participants as they grapple with issues relating to race, identity, equality, discrimination, personal history, and connections with all their families...read more

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9781558327160 | 2 rev upd edition (Harvard Common Pr, March 17, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: With compassion for adopted individuals and adoptive and birth parents alike, Adam Pertman explores the history and human impact of adoption, explodes the corrosive myths surrounding it, and tells compelling stories about its participants as they grapple with issues relating to race, identity, equality, discrimination, personal history, and connections with all their families.

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Product Description: Normally, our relationships with our brothers and sisters are the longest relationships in our lives, outlasting time with our parents, and most marriages today. The sibling relationship is emotionally powerful and critically important, giving us a sense of continuity throughout life...read more
By Adam Pertman (foreword by), Deborah N. Silverstein (editor) and Susan Livingston Smith (editor)

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9780313351433 | Praeger Pub Text, December 30, 2008, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Normally, our relationships with our brothers and sisters are the longest relationships in our lives, outlasting time with our parents, and most marriages today.

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Product Description: Finally, a comprehensive parenting book for adoptive families! Over 100 contributors have helped EMK Press to weave a stunning tapestry of advice specifically for adoptive parents. Parenting adopted children requires parenting with an extra layer and this book helps you to understand where that extra layer falls...read more
By Jean MacLeod (editor), Macrad (editor) and Adam Pertman (foreword by)

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9780972624459 | 1 edition (Emk Pr, July 15, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Finally, a comprehensive parenting book for adoptive families!

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A journalist and adoptive father traces the evolution of adoption from an institution marked by shame and secrets to a powerful force of cultural and social change. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780465056507 | Basic Books, October 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A journalist and adoptive father traces the evolution of adoption from an institution marked by shame and secrets to a powerful force of culture and social change.

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9780465056514 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, September 5, 2001), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A journalist and adoptive father traces the evolution of adoption from an institution marked by shame and secrets to a powerful force of culture and social change.

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