The Resource Claiming others : transracial adoption and national belonging, Mark C. Jerng

Claiming others : transracial adoption and national belonging, Mark C. Jerng

Label
Claiming others : transracial adoption and national belonging
Title
Claiming others
Title remainder
transracial adoption and national belonging
Statement of responsibility
Mark C. Jerng
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author traces the practices of adoption to the early nineteenth century, revealing its centrality to American literature, law, and social thought
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jerng, Mark C
Dewey number
810.9/35254
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.I69
LC item number
J47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Interracial adoption in literature
  • Adoption in literature
  • Race in literature
  • Interracial adoption
Label
Claiming others : transracial adoption and national belonging, Mark C. Jerng
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Transracial adoption and the reproduction of personhood -- On the borders of kinship -- Competing logics of possession : unredeemed captives in the 1820s -- Unmanageable attachments : slavery, abolition, and the transformation of kinship -- The character of race : individuation and the institutionalization of adoption -- Between rights and needs -- The right to belong : legal norms, cultural origins, and adoptee identity -- Resisting recognition : narrating transracial adoptees as subjects -- Making family "look like real" : transracial adoption and the challenge to family
Control code
ocn617508635
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xliii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780816669592
Isbn Type
(pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010031953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)617508635
Label
Claiming others : transracial adoption and national belonging, Mark C. Jerng
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Transracial adoption and the reproduction of personhood -- On the borders of kinship -- Competing logics of possession : unredeemed captives in the 1820s -- Unmanageable attachments : slavery, abolition, and the transformation of kinship -- The character of race : individuation and the institutionalization of adoption -- Between rights and needs -- The right to belong : legal norms, cultural origins, and adoptee identity -- Resisting recognition : narrating transracial adoptees as subjects -- Making family "look like real" : transracial adoption and the challenge to family
Control code
ocn617508635
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xliii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780816669592
Isbn Type
(pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010031953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)617508635

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