2008-09-06_183832_Opposing_Viewpoints_Anti_Adoption_Revised-1

2008-09-06_183832_Opposing_Viewpoints_Anti_Adoption_Revised-1

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-1 Provide the title of the source. Adopted Child Syndrome (ACS): Its History and Relevance Today Provide the source citation. Locate the citation by clicking on the Source Citation link at the top of the page when viewing the source. Lori Carangelo, "Adopted Child Syndrome (ACS): Its History and Relevance Today," www.amfor.net/acs/, August 2005. Identify the principal issue presented by the source. The principle issue in this article is the dangerous consequences of putting children up for adoption, summarized as an eight step disorder called Adopted Child Syndrome which involves antisocial and sometimes even violent behavior. Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. The author's bias is frequently demonstrated by positive and negative descriptors used to describe those who agree and disagree with the article's argument; a dissenter is labeled as 'rationalizing, while a supporter's theories are 'intriguing' and 'most accurate'. Another example of bias is evidenced by the liberal use of dramatic quotes such as the one by Kirschner that adopted children are 'all at risk' for ACS. A final, major bias is displayed by the authors arbitrary linkage of murder with adoption. The author's does not provide
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