P.S. Notes for 4-19-11 - f. Child shifting common i....

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JAMACA CONT… A. Social Safety Net? a. 40% of Jamaican girls pregnant by 20. b. Under – 15 pregnancies dropping, but rise in pre-teen pregnancies. c. 80% of babies born to single mothers. i. Half of moms unemployed. d. 70% of dads have no involvement in their kid’s lives. e. No welfare; there is an equivalent of WIC.
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Unformatted text preview: f. Child shifting common i. Similar to adoption. ii. 1 in 5 kids shifted g. Hidden epidemic of child abuse? B. Elder abuse a. In 2008, 65+ years, 441 were beaten, 195 light stabbing, 70 shot, 53 stabbed, and 23 sexually assaulted or raped. b....
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course PSC 102 taught by Professor Sharlach during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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