TITLE

South Korea struggles to free itself from adoption stigma

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;11/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 246, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses domestic adoptions in Korea in late 1997. How it compares to the number of babies sent abroad in adoptions; Why Koreans are unwilling to adopt; The shame associated with domestic adoption; Government incentives for adoption; The difficulty in changing attitudes about adoption; How Koreans view the willingness of westerners to adopt Korean children; Outlook.
ACCESSION #
9711151542

 

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