I acknowledge that there are conceptual distinctions between ethnic identity and racial identity Phinney, The long-term adjustment of a sample of inter-country adopted children. Tizardlikewise, exclusively reviewed the intercountry adoption research literature in the United States and Great Britain. In this section, I highlight some current research limitations and propose a few theoretical and methodological considerations for future research. Home About Search Browse. Order by newest oldest recommendations. In cases where there were comparison groups of same-race adoptions or nonadopted popu-lations, researchers did not stratify samples on relevant demographic and adoption variables and did not address cohort and contextual effects.
Surprisingly, there are no known published, empirical studies on how transracial adoptees personally cope with racism and discrimination.
The Transracial Adoption Paradox
International Social Work, 52, This study used data from 15 in-depth interviews to better understand how perceptions of birth families by White adoptive parents rely on and challenge cultural perspectives of poverty. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Interviews lasted between 45 minutes and an hour and a half. Included 44 Chinese female adoptees in Great Britain; Age between 22 and 28 years old; Age at adoption unknown; Compared with 88 Canadian, female, nonadopted Whites of similar age. Chicago Child Care Society; Chicago: Twelve women in the sample were in heterosexual marriages and one was a lesbian single woman who was partnered at the time of adopting.