Introduction : kith, kin, and family / Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt Adoption and its progeny : rethinking family law, gender, and sexual difference / Drucilla Cornell Open adoption is not for everyone / Anita L. Allen Methods of adoption : eliminating genetic privilege / Jacqueline Stevens Several steps behind : gay and lesbian adoption / Sarah Tobias A child of one's own : a moral assessment of property concepts in adoption / Janet Farrell Smith Family resemblances : adoption, personal identity, and genetic essentialism / Charlotte Witt Being adopted and being a philosopher : exploring identity and the "desire to know" differently / Kimberly Leighton Real (m)othering : the metaphysics of maternity in children's literature / Shelley Park Accidents and contingencies of love / Songsuk Hahn ; response by Harry Frankfurt Abuse and neglect, foster drift, and the adoption alternative / Elizabeth Bartholet Feminism, race, and adoption policy / Dorothy Roberts Racial randomization : imagining nondiscrimination in adoption / Hawley Fogg-Davis You mixed? : racial identity without racial biology / Sally Haslanger.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-309) and index.