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Foster

1. Jodie. born 1962, US film actress and director: her films include Taxi Driver (1976), The Accused (1988), The Silence of the Lambs (1990), Little Man Tate (1991; also directed), Nell (1995), and Panic Room (2002)
2. Norman, Baron. born 1935, British architect. His works include the Willis Faber building (1978) in Ipswich, Stansted Airport, Essex (1991), Chek Lap Kok Airport, Hong Kong (1998), the renovation of the Reichstag, Berlin (1999), and City Hall, London (2002)
3. Stephen Collins. 1826--64, US composer of songs such as The Old Folks at Home and Oh Susanna
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In 2008, I completed a household survey in the town of Akropong to understand child fosterage, interviewing ninety-three foster parents.
Carolina Ciordia hace alusion a la distincion entre adopcion y fosterage, que efectua Fonseca (2004) y que tiene un caracter eurocentrico, dado que en hay diversas formas de transferencia de ninos/as que coexisten en un mismo contexto social.
49) Le fosterage est l'accueil et la prise en charge d'un enfant que ses parents ont conf?
Isiugo-Abanihe UC, Child fosterage in West-Africa, Population and Development Review, 1985, 11(1):53-73.
As I have discussed in an article on adoption and the "improvement of the estate" theme in Trollope and other Victorian novelists, the adoptions of Victorian fiction can serve, like Fanny's fosterage, as a vehicle for controlled social mobility ("Adoption" 25).
Following general introductory matters, chapters are presented on the status of a person, registration of civil status, personality rights, names, nationality, domicile and residence, mentally handicapped persons, marriage, divorce, cohabitation without marriage, filiation, adoption, parental authority, guardianship and fosterage, kinships and relationships of affinity, matrimonial property, intestate succession, testamentary succession, and acquisition and administration of the estate.
71) Llyod and Desai showed that children in many Sub-Saharan African countries spend substantial proportions of their childhood years apart from one or both parents (72), for many reasons including parental death or fosterage practices.
The effects of fosterage on schooling depend somewhat on the circumstances of the sending and receiving homes, the reason for fostering children between them and the extent to which the two homes cooperate to provide for access to education.
La politique du fosterage et l'adoption internacionale en Haiti".
Des ces placements, certains apparaissaient transitoires, du type fosterage, alors que d'autres etaient definitifs, parfois officialises (Laurence Pourchez, 2004: 30).
Sent off to a fosterage, she leaves on her path to the way of the warrior, and must make her own way to find her father, the high king, and make her mark for peace.
558), how fosterage nullifies gender segregation rules (p.