This paper self-reﬂectively explores from a sociological perspective various issues experienced by an infant adopted into a family of a different race. These experiences cover childhood, adolescence and the search for identity, young adulthood, and a birth-mother reunion. This paper informs adoptive parents of various issues that may impact their adopted child and become a lifelong challenge.
"Transracial Adoption and Sociological Theory: Understanding My Identity,"
Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge:
1, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/humanarchitecture/vol4/iss1/7