Adoption in India

Adoption in India

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This book researches child adoption in India and challenges prevalent theories of adoption. It is the only book of its kind to lend a voice to adopted children and shares the narratives of many families in their experiences of adoption. It also recounts the personal story of the author as an adoptive parent. The first part of the book deals with the macro issues of child adoption, while the second provides a micro-level analysis of individual families. The socio-political and socio-cultural contexts within which adoptions occur are also analyzed.These are questions that most adoptees know that they may never find answers to. Hindi movies, television programmes and magazine articles create images of the birth mother that definitely dona#39;t romanticise her or the circumstances ofanbsp;...

Title:Adoption in India
Author:Vinita Bhargava
Publisher:SAGE - 2005-07-21


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