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Save the Children: Religion, Politics, and International Adoptions in America

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BOOKS

Oh, Arissa H. To save the Children of Korea : The Cold War Origins of International Adoption. 2015. Print. Asian America.

ARTICLES

Oh, Arissa H. “From War Waif to Ideal Immigrant: The Cold War Transformation of the Korean Orphan.” Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 31, no. 4, 2012, pp. 34–55., www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/jamerethnhist.31.4.0034

Oh, Arissa. “A New Kind of Missionary Work: Chrisitians, Christian Americanists, and The Adoption of Korean GI Babies, 1955-1961.” Women's Studies Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 3/4, 2005, pp. 161–188., www.jstor.org/stable/40004423

Oh, Arissa H. "The Historical Roots of the Evangelical Adoption Boom." The Historical Society Blog. 2013. http://histsociety.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-historical-roots-of-evangelical_11.html

OTHER SOURCES

"To Save the Children of Korea: On the History of International Adoption" http://the-toast.net/2015/09/30/history-korean-adoption/

"How South Korea became the first country to start international adoptions" https://www.pri.org/stories/2015-08-28/how-south-korea-became-first-country-start-international-adoptions

"In South Korea, international adoption as a solution to social problems" https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2015/05/12/south-korea-international-adoption-solution-social-problems/4ItTuTWZyIEINQJqzMVdRN/story.html