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Demographic Responses To Development

Sources Of Declining Fertility In The Philippines, 1st Edition

By Robert A Hackenberg


370 pages

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This study examines the causes of declining fertility in a major Southeast Asian nation, the Philippines. Although others maintain that increased use of family planning is the source of reduced reproductive rates throughout the region, the authors show that the reduction in birth rate in the 1970s was much greater than the drop in fertility among m

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Explanatory Note on Dating in Tabular Material -- Preface -- Overview and Summary -- Regional Population Issues and the 1978 Philippine Area Fertility Survey -- Recent Trends in Philippine Fertility: The Advancing Transition, 1970-1975 -- Current Philippine Fertility: The Continuing Advance, 1977 -- Intermediate Fertility Variables I: Population Structure and Marital Composition -- Intermediate Fertility Variables II: Contraception -- Indirect Fertility Determinants I: Characteristics of Eligible Women -- Indirect Fertility Determinants II: Characteristics of Household and Household Head -- Socioeconomic Change and Demographic Response: Philippine Population Processes in the 70s -- Appendix Tables

About the Author

Robert A. Hackenberg is professor of anthropology and research associate, Population Research Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, at the University of Colorado. He is also director of Davao Research and Planning Foundation, Inc., Davao City, Philippines. He has been engaged in field studies of economic and demographic change in the Philippines since 1969.

Henry F. Magalit is professor of mathematics and statistics at the University of the Philippines, Los Baños. He has served as statistical consultant to the Population Institute, University of the Philippines, and to the National Census and Statistics Office. He has also been appointed research associate, Population Research Program Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General