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Unformatted text preview: available on the international horizon • 1997 13k • 2004 24,800 • Since 2005-2006 declined o Due to the changes of specific countries who are imposing to restrict availability of the children • China ,Russia, Guatemala, south korea, parts of the former soviet union, india, Vietnam, haiti most popular adoption sites • Types of adoption o Public adoption 15% o Private agency 37% o Kinship adoptions/ adopted by a relative or step parent 42% o Transracial adoptions 8% o International adoptions 15% o Est. 1 to 1.5 million children live with adoptive parents in the US 2% of all US children Between 2-4% of American families include an adoptive child...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 10301 01 taught by Professor Rhodacarr during the Spring '10 term at Tulane.
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