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The continuing demographic transition

Author: Gavin W Jones
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most significant occurrences of the 20th century has been the transition in many countries from tragically high death and birth rates to low rates. In this text, leading demographers and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin W Jones
ISBN: 0198292570 9780198292579
OCLC Number: 37187537
Description: xi, 453 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Gavin W. Jones and R.M. Douglas --
pt. I. Fertility Transition. 1. What Do We Now Know about Fertility Transition? / John C. Caldwell and Pat Caldwell --
pt. II. Recent Insights into Demographic Transition. 2. The First Health Transition in Australia, 1880-1910 / F.B. Smith. 3. The Demise of Universal Marriage in East and South-East Asia / Gavin W. Jones. 4. An Analysis of Parity-Dependent Fertility Falls in Tropical Africa / William Brass, Fatima Juarez and Anne Scott. 5. Replacement-Level Fertility: The Implausible Endpoint of the Demographic Transition / Paul Demeny. 6. Intergenerational Wealth Flows and the Elderly in Indonesia / Graeme Hugo --
pt. III. The Place of Culture in the Explanation of Demographic Transition.
Responsibility: edited by G.W. Jones [and others].
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