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

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Series Forward by Miriam Forman-Brunell	
Acknowledgments & Dedication
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 
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
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

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.