Read Vietnamese Adopted (2015) CQT Media And Publishing and LGA Inc, Minneapolis, USA. The very first anthology of adopted Vietnamese writings and photography with Chau, Adam (chief ed) and Forward by Willing, Indigo plus contributors Kolbe, Anh Dao, Golding, Dominic, Holtan, Tim, Wolfgang, Cara, Minh, Kevin Allen, Sharp, Landa and Nhat, Michael. Purchase here
For faster updates a number of articles about overseas adoption that are written by researches from a variety of disciplines whose backgrounds include that they are adoptees can be found at the ‘Transracial and Transnational Adoption Research Group’ FB page with a number of moderators who are also transcultural adoptees.
Some of the publications by the AVI admins include:
DR BERT BALLARD VIETNAMESE ADOPTEE
Ballard, R. (2009). ‘The Narrative of International Adoption‘. Conducive Online Magazine. Accessed 28 October, 2009, from the World Wide Web: http://www.conducivemag.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=106:the-narrative-of-international-adoption1023&catid=37:critical-thinking&Itemid=62
E. A. Suter, E. A. & R. L. Ballard (2009) ‘“How much did you pay for her?”: Decision-making criteria underlying adoptive parents’ responses to inappropriate remarks‘, Journal of Family Communication, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 107 – 125.
DR INDIGO WILLING OAM VIETNAMESE ADOPTEE
Willing, I (2023),’Hey Siri, Unf*ck My Life: Performed by Dilsah’ – Theatre Review, Asian Australian Film Forum and Network, 25 July. Downloaded from URL: https://asianaustralianfilmforum.wordpress.com/2023/07/24/review-of-hey-siri-unfck-my-life-performed-by-dilsah/
Wills, Jenny, Hübinette, Tobias and Willing, Indigo, Eds, Book, (2020 – September) Adoption and Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Info: https://www.press.umich.edu/10032835/adoption_and_multiculturalism
Wills, Jenny, Hübinette, Tobias and Willing, Indigo, Chapter (2020), ‘Introduction’. In Adoption and Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific. Edited book by J. Wills, T, Hübinette, and I. Willing. Minnesota: University of Michigan Press: 1 – 20.
Willing, Indigo Fronek, Patricia and Skrbiš, Zlatko, Chapter (2020) ‘Cosmopolitanism, Transnationalism and Racialised Belongings: A Study of Transnationally Adoptive Parents in Multicultural Australia’. In Adoption and Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific. Edited book by J. Wills, T, Hübinette, and I. Willing. Minnesota: University of Michigan Press: 44 – 68.
Fronek, Patricia, Cuthbert, Denice and Willing, Indigo, (2015), ‘Intercountry adoption: Privilege, rights and social justice’. In The Intercountry Adoption Debate: Dialogues Across Disciplines. Edited by Ballard, R. L., Goodno, N. H., Cochran, Jr., R. F, & Milbrandt, J. A. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 348 – 365
Chau, A, Willing, I and others (2015) Vietnamese Adopted. CQT Media And Publishing and LGA Inc, Minneapolis, USA. (Forward pp 1 – 6) with Chau, Adam (chief ed) and Forward by Willing, Indigo plus contributors Kolbe, Anh Dao, Golding, Dominic, Holtan, Tim, Wolfgang, Cara, Minh, Kevin Allen, Sharp, Landa and Nhat, Michael. Link here
Willing, Indigo and Fronek, Patricia, (2014), ‘Constructing Identities and Issues of Race in Transnational Adoption: The Experiences of Adoptive Parents’, The British Journal of Social Work. 44 (5): 1129-1146 doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcs171
Willing, Indigo, Fronek, Patricia and Cuthbert, Denise, (2012), ‘Review of Sociological Literature on Intercountry Adoption’ Social Policy and Society. 11 (4): 241 – 256
Willing, Indigo, (2009), ‘The Celebrity Adoptions Phenomenon: Emerging Critiques from ‘Ordinary’ Adoptive Parents’. In Other People’s Children: Adoption in Australia. Edited by Spark, C and Cuthbert, D. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. pp 241 – 256
Willing, Indigo, (2006, 2020), ‘Beyond the Vietnam War Adoptions: Representing Our Transracial Lives’. In Outsiders Within: Racial Crossings and Adoption Politics. Edited by Trenka, J, Oparah, C and Shin, S. Y, Cambridge, MA: South End Press. pp. 275 – 285. The book was re-released in a 2020 edition published by University of Minnesota Press,
Willing, Indigo, (2005), ‘From Orphaned China Dolls to Long Distance Daughters’, in Defending Our Dreams: Global Feminist Voices for a New Generation, Edited by Wilson, S. and Sengupta, A., London: Zed Books. pp. 95 – 109
Willing, Indigo. W, (2004), ‘The Adopted Vietnamese Community: From Fairytales to the Diaspora’, Michigan Quarterly Review– Special Edition – Viet Nam: Beyond the Frame, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Journal, Fall. 43 (4): 648 – 664 https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?cc=mqr;c=mqr;c=mqrarchive;idno=act2080.0043.421;view=text;rgn=main;xc=1;g=mqrg
*Williams, Indigo (2003) ‘Not Quite/Just the Same/Different: The Construction of Identity in Vietnamese War Orphans Adopted by White Parents’ MA by Thesis, FHSS, The University of Technology, Sydney https://opus.lib.uts.edu.au/bitstream/10453/20145/1/01front.pdf
*Changed last name to Willing in 2004