Juxtapose: Seven Stories of Adoption

Juxtapose: Seven Stories of Adoption

Juxtapose: Seven Stories of Adoption

Juxtapose: Seven Stories of Adoption is an anthology of seven real life stories about adoption, narrated in both third person by the author; and in first person by the story tellers. The texts and subtexts in the narratives were analysed using theoretical frameworks of kinship, friendship, child rights, policies and queer rights. The people and the stories in the book are about the happiness, bonding, invisibility, discreetness, anxiety and fear.

 

Reena Cherian is a development worker and an expert in Child Development, Gender Studies, and Behavioural Sciences. She did her doctoral research based on adoption laws and practices in India at the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi, where she has also taught. She is currently working with Citizen Empowerment Division at St. Mary’s School, New Delhi and has earlier worked with Praxis: Institute for Participatory Practices, Partners in Change, and United Nations Development Program. An artist and photographer subscribing to the genre of abstractionism, she has also published academic work on artistic applications in wide ranging areas such as conflict mitigation, education, and responsible business.

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  • Product Code: 978-81-933128-5-8
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Tags: pages xvi+88, Hard bound, ISBN 978-81-933128-5-8

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