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Adoption

ISBN-10: 0737733020

ISBN-13: 9780737733020

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mary E. Williams

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A series of essays provides positive and negative views of abortion, including the issue of open adoption, whose rights are the most important when adoption occurs, and whether interracial, international, and homosexual adoption should be encouraged.
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Book details

List price: $29.45
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 7/21/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 226
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Introduction
Should Adoption Be Encouraged?
Chapter Preface
Adoption Is Beneficial
Adoption Can Be Harmful
Adoption Should Be Promoted over Abortion
Adoption Should Not Be Promoted over Abortion
Single Mothers Should Give Up Their Children for Adoption
Single Mothers Should Not Necessarily Give Up Their Children for Adoption
Periodical Bibliography
Whose Rights Should Be Protected in the Adoption Process?
Chapter Preface
The Rights of Birth Mothers Should Be Protected
The Rights of Birth Fathers Should Be Protected
The Rights of Adoptive Parents Should Be Protected
The Rights of Adopted Children Should Be Protected
Periodical Bibliography
What Types of Adoption Should Be Encouraged?
Chapter Preface
Transracial Adoption Should Be Encouraged
Same-Race Adoption Should Be Encouraged
International Adoption Should Be Supported
International Adoption Is Harmful
Homosexuals Should Have the Right to Adopt
Homosexuals Should Not Have the Right to Adopt
Embryo Adoption Should Be Encouraged
Supporting Embryo Adoption Is Hypocritical
Periodical Bibliography
Which Adoption Policies Should Be Supported?
Chapter Preface
Open Adoption Policies Should Be Supported
Open Adoptions Are Not for Everyone
Adoption Records Should Be Unsealed
Unsealing Adoption Records Could Have Negative Consequences
Foster Care and Adoption Are Preferable to Family Preservation
Family Preservation Is Preferable to Foster Care and Adoption
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
Index