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Unformatted text preview: Ch 11 part 2. Adoption: A traditional option to infertility TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION Supporters note that insistence on same race adoptions led to a decrease in adoption of Black children by 90% Opponents (Natl Assn of Black SW) are alienated from their culture of origin and dislodged from the ethnic community Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994 The Pros and Cons of Adoption Types Closed Adoptions Pros Birth parents have a sense of closure and can move on with their life Adoptive parents are safe from the interference or co-parenting by birth parents Adopted children are safe from unstable or emotionally disturbed birth parents Cons Birth parents may experience more distress because they lack information about the childs well-being Adoptive parents dont have access to much medical information about the birth family...
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