RESEARCHING THE ROLE OF RACE IN YOUNG BIRACIAL ADULTS’ IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION; EXPLORING IMPLICATIONS FOR TRANS-RACIAL ADOPTIONS

  • Dennis Francis Social Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Abstract

This article draws on the insights of research on nine Indian-White biracial young adults, and applies those insights to the transracial adoption debate. It thus does not report research on transracial adoption directly, but enters the debate on transracial adoption through using insights on the process of racial identity construction that challenge some assumptions prominent in the debate.

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Published
2014-06-30
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