WGS 375 paper 8

WGS 375 paper 8 - WGS 375 Romesburg 12/9/09 Paper #8...

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WGS 375 Romesburg 12/9/09 Paper #8 (Families That Matter: Race, Reproductive Freedom, and Transnational Adoption) Race, class, and gender all relate to nationalist U.S. concepts of family. As time progresses, the stereotypical image of the typical American family that consists of a white, married heterosexual couple with white children is slowly transforming into different images as new opportunities arise with adoption. As society progresses and learns to accept changes, there are more mixed raced families. There are gay couples with adopted children, and even white couples with Asian or Latin American children. However, there are also concerns of family planning and whether to have children is the right decision. In Loretta J. Ross' article, “African-American Women and Abortion,” she expresses her support for African-American women who strive for reproductive freedom. In Laura Briggs' article, “Making 'American' Families: Transnational Adoption and U.S. Latin American Policy,” she addresses the issues and foreign policy problems
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