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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gavin W Jones
|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].|
This is an important book on a significant theme. ... a collection ... of a uniformly high quality. ... Among individual papers, that by Kertzer stands out, both for its interesting substantive