1st Edition

Demographic Patterns in Developed Societies

Edited By R. W. Hiorns Copyright 1980

    Originally published in 1980, this volume reviews the demographic patterns of fertility, marriage and mortality with reference to developed societies in the 19th and 20th centuries in Western Europe and North America. New (at the time of publication) data and methodology are considered and discussed, while maintaining the historical perspective.

    1. Some Socio-Economic Differentials in Fertility in England and Wales J. Thompson & M. Britton 2. Components of Temporal Variations in American Fertility N. B. Ryder 3. Recent Trends in Marriage and Divorce in Britain and Europe D. A. Coleman 4. Sex Differentials and Cause of Death in Some European Countries G. Wunsch 5. Recent Trends in Mortality and Morbidity in England Wales A. M. Adelstein & J. S. A. Ashley 6. The Fear of Population Decline in Western Europe, 1870-1940 J. M. Winter.


    R. W. Hiorns