The present study involves a phenomenological, interpretive investigation of how visibly adopted emerging adults communicate about adoption and the possible contra- dictions that are present in their speech, as well as how they choose to manage those contradictions. Using Baxter’s 2011 relational dialectics theory as a lens to analyze five semi-structured interviews. The findings show five contradictions.
"An American Stuck in Another Body: Narratives of Adopted Emerging Adults,"
Proceedings of GREAT Day: Vol. 2018
, Article 7.
Available at: https://knightscholar.geneseo.edu/proceedings-of-great-day/vol2018/iss1/7