This book includes essays that reflect the central themes of population and development expressed in theory and research, in analysis and policy, in nations over time, in communities, and in families, for individual women and men in their complex social roles.
Table of Contents
Part I: Historical Fertility Transitions 1. Beyond Economic Reductionism: The Transformation of the Reproductive Regimes in France and Belgium in the 18th and 19th Centuries Part II: Transitions in Asia 2. Sociodemographic Determinants of the Fertility Transition in Korea 3. The Social Context of Fertility Decline in Thailand 4. Nuptiality Patterns in Thailand: Their Implications for Further Fertility Decline 5. Relationships Between Maternal Nutrition and Fertility in Developing Countries 6. The Effect of Migration on Contraceptive Usage and Service Point Choice in Indonesia Part III: Women and Family Structure 7. Economic Development, Women's Status, and Changing Family Structure in Taiwan 8. Family Structure, Liberty and Equality, and Divorce: A Cross-National Examination 9. Extended Households: A Survival Strategy in Poverty 10. Rice, Labor, and Children: A Study of Peasants' Livelihood Strategies in Northeast Thailand Part IV: Population Policy and Development Planning 11. The Integration of Population Factors into the Development Planning Process: A Review of Methods and Approaches 12. From Demographic Models to Public Policy 13. The Nature and Tasks of Population and Development Planning