Dream of the Water Children: The Black Pacific

AUDIO DOCUMENTARY: Korean International Adoption Business

South Korea has the somewhat dubious distinction of being the first known nation to allow adoption out of their country to other countries in an official manner from nation state to nation state.  International Adoption out of Korea brings in between 15 to over 20 million dollars annually, according to various financial reports.

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A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption

The link I comment on in this post, is to a site called Transracial Abductees: A Critique of Intercountry Adoption  (link at the end of this commentary).  It is a particular perspective and gaze, a big-picture gaze, a gaze that includes histories of hierarchy in the global economy, global culture.  It raises the question of transracial adoption and its effects.

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