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The demographic transition and development in Africa : applying the case study of Ethiopia in developing countries

Author: Charles H Teller; Assefa Hailemariam.
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010.
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This book compares Ethiopia with other African nations to discuss Ethiopia's demographic transition and development, which is unique because of its mix of poverty-related negative factors with  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Demographic transition and development in Africa.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Teller; Assefa Hailemariam.
ISBN: 9789048189182 9048189187 9789048189175 9048189179
OCLC Number: 719361698
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface: Dr. Bill Butz, CEO.- Population Reference Bureau.- Forword: Charles Teller and Assefa Hailemariam.- Acknowledgements: Charles Teller and Assefa Hailemariam.- I. Introduction: Context & Framework.- 1. The Complex Nexus Between Population Dynamics and Development in sub-Saharan Africa: A New Conceptual Framework of Demographic Response and Human Adaptation to Societal and Environmental Hazards: Charles Teller and Assefa Hailemariam.- II. Demographic Transitions and Human Development.- 2. The Fertility Transition in sub-Saharan Africa.- 1990-2005: How Unique is Ethiopia?: Tesfayi Gebreselassie.- 3. The Nature.- Pace and Determinants of the Incipient Fertility Transition in Ethiopia.- 1984-2007: Can the 4.0 TFR target for 2015 be met?: Charles Teller.- Assefa Hailemariam and Tesfayi Gebreselassie.- 4. Demographic transition and the development Nexus: real dividend or burden?: Yordanos Seifu.- Solomon Ayalu and Mihiret Habte.- 5. Better Educated Youth as a Vanguard of Social Change? Adolescent transitions to later marriage and lower fertility in Southwest Ethiopia: Moshi O. Herman.- Dennis Hogan.- Tefera Belachew.- Fasil Tessema.- Abebe Gebremariam.- David Lindstrom.- III. Health and Nutrition.- 6.Women's Decision-making Autonomy and their Nutritional Status: A Socio-cultural Linking of Two MDGs: Yibeltal Tebekaw.- 7. Maternal Mortality and Human Development in Ethiopia: The Unacceptably Low Maternal Health Service Utilization and its Multiple Determinants: Munayie Seifu.- Mesganaw Fantahun.- Yirgu Gebrehiwot.- IV. Population Distribution.- Migration.- Urbanization and Labor Force.- 8. Migration and Urbanization: Addressing the Spatial Imbalance: Assefa Hailemariam and Aynalem Adugna.- 9. Rural-Urban Linkages in Ethiopia: Ensuring Rural Livelihoods and Development of Urban Centers; Aynalem Adugna and Assefa Hailemariam.- 10. The Importance of Permanent and Temporary Migration for Occupational Mobility in Urban Centers: Young Women are Doing Better than Young Men: Yambi Djamba & Charles Teller.- V. Vulnerability and Adaptation: Case Studies in Population-Resource Pressure and Food Insecurity.- 11. Urbanization and Changing Livelihoods: The Case of Farmers' Displacement in the Expansion of Addis Ababa: Feyera Abdissa and Terefe Degefa.- 12. Malthusian or Bosrupian Consequences to Population Pressure and Food Insecurity? Vulnerability and Demographic Responses in 16 Drought-Prone Districts throughout Ethiopia: Charles H. Teller.- 13. Household Demographics.- Assets and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: A Case Study from Rain-endowed South Western Ethiopia: Dula Etana.- VI. Development Policy and Program Evaluation.- 14. Population and Long-term Development Planning: Projecting an Unpredictable Future: Senait Tibebu.- 15. The National Population Policy (NPP) of Ethiopia: Achievements.- Challenges and Lessons learned.- 1993-2010: Assefa Hailemariam.- Solomon Alayu and Charles Teller.- 16.Barriers to Access and Effective Use of Demographic Data and Research for Development Policy in Ethiopia: Charles Teller.- Assefa Hailemariam and Negash Teklu.- VII. Conclusions and Policy Implications.- 17. Conclusions and Policy Implications: Charles Teller and Assefa Hailemariam.- Annexes: Index.- Author biographies.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Teller, Assefa Hailemariam.


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