Category: transracial adoption
Maintaining, Exporting, Protecting Racism
At USC – Sawyer-Mellon Seminar: Transpacific Approach
Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner and the Creation of an Amerasian Identity Category
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) is remembered for her many international literary prizes as well as her activism.
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 … Continue Reading AUDIO DOCUMENTARY: Korean International Adoption Business
Article: Selling Mixed Race Babies: The Koreas Example
This article LINK from the Asia Times from July 17, 2002 by Aidan Foster-Carter entitled: Adopting, Adapting: Korean Orphans is an excellent beginning overview of how mixed-race bodies are used, especially in the context of orphanages.
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. … Continue Reading A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
Short Comment: Brown Babies, Denial & the International Order of Race
Many books and articles and blogposts, that mention racism in Japan, Korea and the Philippines, Vietnam, point to the racism of these countries, against mixed-black folk and black persons.