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100 1  Carp, E. Wayne,|d1946-|eauthor 
245 10 Jean Paton and the struggle to reform American adoption /
       |cE. Wayne Carp 
264  1 Ann Arbor :|bThe University of Michigan Press,|c[2014] 
300    xvii, 403 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-390) and 
       index 
520    "Pioneering adoption activist Jean Paton (1908-2002) 
       fought effectively for 50 years to reform American 
       adoption. Paton gave adult adoptees a voice and provided 
       them with a healthy self-image; facilitated thousands of 
       meetings between adult adoptees and their families of 
       origin; fought to open sealed adoption records; and 
       indefatigably explained the adoption experience to a wider
       public. Paton's ceaseless activity created the 
       preconditions for the explosive emergence of the adoption 
       reform movement in the 1970s. She was also instrumental in
       the formation of two of the movement's most vital 
       organizations, Concerned United Birthparents and the 
       American Adoption Congress. Using previously unexamined 
       sources, historian E. Wayne Carp offers the first-ever 
       biography of Jean Paton. Beginning in 1951, Paton, a twice
       -adopted, middle-aged ex-social worker, dedicated her life
       to overcoming American society's prejudices against adult 
       adoptees and women who give birth out of wedlock. Her 
       unflagging efforts over the next five decades helped 
       reverse social workers' harmful policy and practice 
       concerning adoption and sealed adoption records and change
       lawmakers' enactment of laws prejudicial to adult adoptees
       and birth mothers, struggles that continue to this day"--
       |cProvided by publisher 
600 10 Paton, Jean M.,|d1908- 
650  0 Adoption|zUnited States|xHistory 
650  0 Open adoption|zUnited States|xHistory 
650  0 Adoptees|zUnited States|xHistory 
650  0 Birthparents|zUnited States|xHistory 
650  0 Social workers|zUnited States|vBiography 
650  7 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.|2bisacsh 
650  7 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering.|2bisacsh 
650  7 POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy.
       |2bisacsh 
856 42 |zBook review (H-Net)|uhttp://www.h-net.org/reviews/
       showrev.php?id=45821 
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