Marriage And Fertility In Chile: Demographic Turning Points In The Petorca Valley, 1840-1976, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Marriage And Fertility In Chile

Demographic Turning Points In The Petorca Valley, 1840-1976, 1st Edition

By Robert Mccaa

Routledge

208 pages

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Description

This book considers population developments in Petorca between 1840 and 1976. It points out that perceptions of the population explosion in Latin America are distorted to a degree by the fact that the fertility decline has been accompanied by an increase in the proportion of women who marry.

Table of Contents

1. Population Change in the Petorca Valley and Elsewhere 2. Petorca, Pueblo of the Past 3. Celibacy, Coupling, and Marriage 4. Fertility Change in Petorca 5. The Demographic Transition in the Petorca Valley 6. Petorca and the Population History of Chile

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General