In Adoptive Migration By Jessaca Leinaweaver does great job on describing the struggle that couples go through when trying to adopt a child. The even bigger struggle shows what parents go through that give their children up for adoption. This book was mainly based on international adoption i.e. Peru to Spain, many couples would decide to adopt from Peru. Adoptive Migration, then continued to talk about the difficulties on the rules each country had when wanting to adopt, most parents weren 't able to adopt due to the rules and regulations being so strict. Some of the biggest rules and regulations were age and income; age because they wanted couples to be a certain age to be able to live long enough to raise a child and income because honestly, if you can’t support a child then you have no reason trying to adopt. Not only did jessaca talk about the struggle for couples wanting to adopt, she also spoke upon the strain on parents that gave there kids for adoption and lastly she spoke deeply on the effects adoption had on the children, especially over upbringing over different cultures.
I believe the main purpose for Leinaweaver’s book to inform parents, future adoptive parents and overall people in general about the honest struggles and plain reality of trying to adopt and the unfortunate effects it can have on a child.
Their were plenty of questions asked in this book. But, I think the main questions addressed in this book were; Is adoption worth it? Should you strip a child from their culture? Are mixed marriages better for children to be adopted? Will children eventually take advantage of their adoptive parents? I think all these questions were constantly reoccurring in the book because what some adoptive couples would someti...
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...nd they would automatically say that they would not want to bring their kids to Spain because, there morals are completely different from those of people of Peru. So, when I read that I related to that a lot because a lot of hispanic families think twice before bringing their kids to the United States because of the morals and upbringing techniques of Americans. When I read about how families didn’t want their adoptive child to lose their Peruvian accents, morals, and their traditions I could understand why. Sometimes some cultures all you have to show are you 're speaking abilities, your morals and traditions so when adoptive families are afraid of that changing because you 're basically stripping the child from their own culture. Which in my eyes, isn’t right. A child should have the right to continue knowing about their culture and the way his or her people talk.
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