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Author Stryker, Rachael, 1972-

Title The road to Evergreen : adoption, attachment therapy, and the promise of family / Rachael Stryker

Publ Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  RJ507.A77 S77 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  RJ507.A77 S77 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Evergreen model of attachment therapy : emotional salvation or economic exploitation? -- "Long before we heard of Evergreen" : adoptive parents' representations of family -- The fuel that drove us to care : adoption agencies' institutionalization of family -- Prisoners in our own home : postplacement realities of the family -- Good-bye to birth parents, hello to forever family : confrontation therapy in the clinic -- Fast and snappy, Mom and Dad's way, and right the first time : constructing the therapeutic home -- Loving each other from a distance : life after attachment therapy failure -- Out of Evergreen : theorizing the social reproduction of attachment
LC subject Attachment disorder in children -- United States
Adoption -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Families -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Parenting -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Mesh Subject Reactive Attachment Disorder -- therapy -- United States
Adolescent Psychology -- United States
Adoption -- psychology -- United States
Child Psychology -- United States
Family Relations -- United States
Psychotherapy -- United States
ISBN 9780801446870 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801446872 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801476860 (pbk.)
0801476860 (pbk.)