Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work: 'A theoretical look at biculturalism in intercountry adoption'.

Author:Scherman, Rhoda M.
Position:Adoption - Reprint - Brief article
 
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While it may seem logical that a child born of one ethnic heritage and raised within a family of a different ethnic background will develop an ethnic self-identity that incorporates both cultures, very little research has sought to explicitly determine if children involved in intercountry adoption can, should or will develop bicultural ethnic identities. This article synthesises and critically reviews literature from the ethnic socialisation, biracial, acculturation and...

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