This book examines the social and psychological impact of household congestion in the context typical of the developing world on psychological wellbeing, marital and family relations, sibling relations, violence within the family, the impact on marital sex and reproductive behavior.
1. Population, Crowding, and Human Behavior 2. The Effects of Human Crowding: A Theoretical and Empirical Review 3. A Research Odyssey: Methodological Considerations 4. The Feeling of Being Crowded 5. Crowding and Psychological Well-Being 6. The Impact of Crowding on the Family 7. Sexual Relations and Reproductive Behaviors 8. Crowding and Health 9. Conclusions and Implications