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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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.