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Contents Series Forward by Miriam Forman-Brunell Acknowledgments & Dedication Introduction PART I ESSAYS 1 Informal Adoption, Apprentices, and Indentured Children in the Colonial Era and the New Republic, 1605-1850 Lori Askeland 2 Adoption Reform, Orphan Trains, and Child Saving, 1851-1929 Marilyn Irvin Holt 3 Science, Social Work, and Bureaucracy: Cautious Developments in Adoption and Foster Care, 1930-1969 Dianne Creagh 4 Civil Rights, Adoption Rights: Domestic Adoption and Foster Care, 1970 to the Present Martha Satz and Lori Askeland 5 International Adoption Elizabeth Bartholet 6 The Orphan in American Children's Literature Claudia Nelson PART II DOCUMENTS 7 Multicultural Forms of Adoption and Foster Care Before 1850 8 "Orphan Trains," Child-Saving, and the Modernization of Adoption Law, 1851-1929 9 Science and Secrecy: Adoption, Orphanages, and Foster Care, 1930-1969 10 Contemporary Issues in Domestic Adoption, 1970-present 11 International Adoption Law 12 Orphans in Literature for American Children PART III BIBLIOGRAPHY 13 General Adoption and Child Welfare History References and Online Resources 14 Orphans, Orphanages, and Orphan Stories: Early Forms of Adoption and Fostering in Multicultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives 15 Secrecy and Adoption: Infertility, Illegitimacy, Parental "Fitness" Tests, and the Move to Openness in the 20th Century 16 Crossing Boundaries: Issues and Controversies in Contemporary Foster Care and Adoption Index Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
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.