Session 144:
Population and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Saturday, May 11
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
De Kalb
2nd Floor

Chair: Carolyn Makinson, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Discussant: Ann Bakilana, University of Cape Town

  1. Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cross-National Study of Social and Economic InfluencesElizabeth Mogford, University of Washington

  2. Transition to Adulthood in Rural Africa: Are Male and Female Experiences Converging? The Case of the Bwa of MaliVĂ©ronique Hertrich, Institut National d'etudes Demographiques (INED); Marie Lesclingand, Institut National d'etudes Demographiques (INED)

  3. Implications of Male Migration on Female Status in the Democratic Republic of CongoSeraphin Ngondo, University of Kinshasa; Yanyi K. Djamba, Southeastern Louisiana University

  4. Livestock Exchange Dynamics in Nomadic Pastoralist Herd Demography: A Case Study among the Ngisonyoka Turkana Herders of South Turkana, KenyaDaniel H. de Vries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Paul W. Leslie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.T. McCabe, University of Colorado at Boulder

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