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Intercountry Adoption to the United States

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Part of the The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis book series (PSDE, volume 29)

Abstract

Chapter 6 is the first of three chapters exploring intercountry adoptions (ICAs). Chapter 6 provides a background on the four waves of ICAs to the United States (U. S.) and posits the beginning of a fifth wave from Africa. Chapter 7 uses data from the Department of Immigration Services (INS), the Hague Convention, the U. S. Census International database, and the World Bank to analyze the current adoptive flows to the U. S. Chapter 8 continues this analysis of ICAs as migratory flows through global analyses of ICAs from the global south to the global north.

Keywords

Total Fertility Rate Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Adoptive Parent Military Family Adoptive Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologySam Houston State UniversityHuntsvilleUSA

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