Session 72:
Orphans, Adoption and Fostering

Thursday, April 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Brule B
Level 5

Chair: Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland
Discussant: Fran Goldscheider, Brown University
Discussant: Susan E. Short, Brown University

  1. Children Adopted from Abroad and Their Families in the United States: A Demographic Analysis of the Effect of Changing Policies in the Past 20 YearsFernando Lozano, Pomona College; Sherrie Kossoudji, University of Michigan

  2. Orphanhood and Schooling in South Africa: Trends in the Vulnerability of Orphans between 1993 and 2005Cally Ardington, University of Cape Town; Murray Leibbrandt, University of Cape Town

  3. Children in the Aftermath of the Tsunami: Evidence from IndonesiaElizabeth Frankenberg, Duke University; Ava Cas, Duke University

  4. Competitive or Complementary? The Relationship between Orphanhood and Child Fostering in Sub-Saharan AfricaMonica J. Grant, University of Pennsylvania; Sara E. Yeatman, University of Colorado, Denver

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