publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Narrativas esencialistas de padres que adoptan adolescentes en el campo trasnacional

Báñez Tello, Tomasa;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Perifèria: revista de recerca i formació en antropologia (issn: 1885-8996, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Perifèria: revista de recerca i formació en antropologia
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
<p>This preliminary qualitative study of 24 adoptive families in Catalonia, Spain asks how adoptive parents of teens describe the things they dislike about their children. This question matters because prior research shows that parents’ views of their children can affect their parenting style and their relationships with their children. I show that in describing their dislikes, parents draw on essentialist beliefs about their children’s culture of origin and about their personality traits.<em> </em>My analysis inspires questions about the possible relationship between essentialist parental beliefs and parenting practice, in both adoptive families and families mo...
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free text keywords: Transnational adoption; teenagers; essentialism; parents; Spain, Adopción transnacional; adolescentes; esencialismo; padres; España, Transnational adoption, Teenagers, Essentialism, Parents, Spain, Adopción transnacional, Adolescentes, Esencialismo, Padres, España, Adopció internacional, Joves, Espanya, Intercountry adoption, Youth, transnational adoption, teenagers, essentialism, parents, spain, Neoliberalism, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Qualitative research, Big Five personality traits, Psychology, Developmental psychology, Public policy, lcsh:Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology, lcsh:GN301-674
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