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Race in Transnational and Transracial Adoption

Race in Transnational and Transracial Adoption 597201 SREXXX10.1177/2332649215597201Sociology of Race and EthnicityBook Reviews research-article2015 Book Reviews Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2015, Vol. 1(4) 584 –589 © American Sociological Association 2015 Race in Transnational and sre.sagepub.com Transracial Adoption Vilna Bashi Treitler, Editor Race in Transnational and Transracial Adoption. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 304 pp. £65.00. ISBN 9781137275226 Reviewed by: Tobias Hübinette, Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies, Karlstad University, Sweden DOI: 10.1177/2332649215597201 Adoption is a practice that arguably exists in every assimilate the native populations, and where the human culture and society, regardless of time and usually forceful removal of native children became place, and it is therefore not surprising that adoption a fundamental ingredient, which we today call cul- is accounted for in some of the oldest preserved tural genocide. Particularly during the first half of legal texts, such as in the Code of Hammurabi, and the previous century, indigenous children were in ancient Hindu, Chinese, Greek, and Roman law. placed in settler families for adoption on an increas- It is highly probable, though, that adoption was ingly massive scale, and from the postwar period, more or less solely something that took place within this also concerned other minority children, particu- the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sociology of Race and Ethnicity SAGE

Race in Transnational and Transracial Adoption

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity , Volume 1 (4): 2 – Oct 1, 2015

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597201 SREXXX10.1177/2332649215597201Sociology of Race and EthnicityBook Reviews research-article2015 Book Reviews Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2015, Vol. 1(4) 584 –589 © American Sociological Association 2015 Race in Transnational and sre.sagepub.com Transracial Adoption Vilna Bashi Treitler, Editor Race in Transnational and Transracial Adoption. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 304 pp. £65.00. ISBN 9781137275226 Reviewed by: Tobias Hübinette, Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies, Karlstad University, Sweden DOI: 10.1177/2332649215597201 Adoption is a practice that arguably exists in every assimilate the native populations, and where the human culture and society, regardless of time and usually forceful removal of native children became place, and it is therefore not surprising that adoption a fundamental ingredient, which we today call cul- is accounted for in some of the oldest preserved tural genocide. Particularly during the first half of legal texts, such as in the Code of Hammurabi, and the previous century, indigenous children were in ancient Hindu, Chinese, Greek, and Roman law. placed in settler families for adoption on an increas- It is highly probable, though, that adoption was ingly massive scale, and from the postwar period, more or less solely something that took place within this also concerned other minority children, particu- the

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Published: Oct 1, 2015

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