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ERIC Number: EJ649447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-0112
Will Economic Crises in Africa Weaken Rural-Urban Ties? Insights from Child Fosterage Trends in Cameroon.
Eloundou-Enyegue, Parfait M.; Stokes, C. Shannon
Rural Sociology, v67 n2 p278-98 Jun 2002
In many African countries, rural-urban kinship ties support the education and economic mobility of rural children through fosterage into urban families. Demographic survey data from central Cameroon indicate major rural-urban differences in child fosterage relative to family characteristics and child's school performance, and show lower rural out-fosterage rates during years of economic decline. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Cameroon