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Title Children and youth in adoption, orphanages, and foster care : a historical handbook and guide / edited by Lori Askeland.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.73 C536C    DUE 12-08-14 Billed
Description xvii, 222 pages ; 27 cm.
Series Children and youth
Children and youth (Westport, Conn.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-207) and index.
Contents Introduction -- pt. 1. Essays. Informal adoption, apprentices, and indentured children in the colonial era and the new republic, 1605-1850 / Lori Askeland. Adoption reform, orphan trains, and child-saving, 1851-1929 / Marilyn Irvin Holt. Science, social work, and bureaucracy : cautious developments in adoption and foster care, 1930-1969 / Dianne Creagh. Civil rights, adoption rights : domestic adoption and foster care, 1970 to the present / Martha Satz and Lori Askeland. International adoption / Elizabeth Bartholet. The orphan in American children's literature / Claudia Nelson -- pt. 2. Documents. Multicultural forms of adoption and foster care before 1850. "Orphan trains," child-saving, and the modernization of adoption law, 1851-1929. Science and secrecy : adoption, orphanages, and foster care, 1930-1969. Contemporary issues in domestic adoption, 1970 to the present. International adoption law. Orphans in literature for American children -- pt. 3. Bibliography. General adoption and child welfare history references and online resources. Orphans, orphanages, and orphan stories : early forms of adoption and fostering in multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives. Secrecy and adoption : infertility, illegitimacy, parental "fitness" standards, and the move to openness in the twentieth century. Crossing boundaries : issues and controversies in contemporary foster care and adoption.
Subject Adoption -- United States -- History.
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Orphanages -- United States -- History.
Orphanages -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Foster children -- United States -- History.
Foster children -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Child welfare -- United States -- History.
Child welfare -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Askeland, Lori.
ISBN 0313331839 alkaline paper
9780313331831 alkaline paper
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