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Reframing adoptive family narratives through digital and social media technologies

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This article examines some of the transformations within adoptive family dynamics driven by digital and social media technologies. Extending beyond the privacy within the adoptive family narrative to direct and often-unmediated communication with biological kin, these technologies continue to offer choices, opportunities, threats, temptations and new challenges. It is within these online communities that conversations within the adoption triad (the term used to describe the adopted individual, the adoptive family and the biological family) continue to reveal and document these transformations. It is partially due to these conversations within the adoption triad that we are compelled to reconsider what it means to be an adoptive family in the twenty-first century. For an adoptive parent, these digital communications within the adoption triad continue to reframe both our family narrative and shared experiences of adoption.
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Keywords: Internet; adoption; family; kinship; media; narrative; reunification; triad

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Independent Researcher

Publication date: July 1, 2018

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