Enacting the family: The Performance of Kinship in Adoptive Parents' Weblogs

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
García González, Macarena;
  • Publisher: University of Groningen Press
  • Journal: European Journal of Life Writing (issn: 2211-243X)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-92025, doi: 10.5463/ejlw.2.27
  • Subject: 390 Customs, etiquette & folklore | transnational adoption | PN1-6790 | performativity. | CT21-9999 | Literature (General) | Weblogs | web-based communities | Biography | Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies | 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology | 790 Sports, games & entertainment

Abstract: Adoptive parents have turned to be passionate bloggers. Couples adopting internationally are using the internet intensely to share experiences and pieces of advice in the form of autobiographical accounts of their (troubled) adoption processes. These blogs not... View more