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Fertility Transitions, Family Structure, And Population Policy

1st Edition

By Calvin Goldscheider


312 pages

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Focuses on fertility and family transitions in selected Third World countries, exploring critical aspects of the relationship between population and development. The essays examine population processes as they unfold and develop over time, highlighting the need to go beyond economic explanations and identifying the priorities among social structura

Table of Contents

Brown University Studies in Population and Development -- Foreword -- Historical Fertility Transitions -- Beyond Economic Reductionism: The Transformation of the Reproductive Regimes in France and Belgium in the 18th and 19th Centuries -- Transitions in Asia -- Sociodemographic Determinants of the Fertility Transition in Korea -- The Social Context of Fertility Decline in Thailand -- Nuptiality Patterns in Thailand: Their Implications for Further Fertility Decline -- Relationships Between Maternal Nutrition and Fertility in Developing Countries -- The Effect of Migration on Contraceptive Usage and Service Point Choice in Indonesia -- Women and Family Structure -- Economic Development, Women’s Status, and Changing Family Structure in Taiwan -- Family Structure, Liberty and Equality, and Divorce: A Cross-National Examination -- Extended Households: A Survival Strategy in Poverty -- Rice, Labor, and Children: A Study of Peasants’ Livelihood Strategies in Northeast Thailand -- Population Policy and Development Planning -- The Integration of Population Factors into the Development Planning Process: A Review of Methods and Approaches -- From Demographic Models to Public Policy -- The Nature and Tasks of Population and Development Planning

About the Author

Calvin Goldscheider (Ph.D., 1964) is a professor of Sociology and Judaic Studies, Brown University, and Faculty Associate of the Population Research and Training Center.

Subject Categories

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