Future of motherhood in western societies. (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Future of motherhood in western societies.

Author: Gijs Beets
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Springer, 2014.
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People realise that having children will fundamentally change their life and in order to fit this unknown and irreversible adventure perfectly into their life course postponement of the first birth  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gijs Beets
ISBN: 9400790244 9789400790247
OCLC Number: 902766094
Contents: Preface.- Introduction.- Chapter 1: Is women's emancipation still compatible with motherhood on Western societies? Egbgert R. te Velde.- Chapter 2: Males and females: the big little difference: Jan A.R.A.M. van Hooff.- Chapter 3: Sexual differentiation of the human brain and male/female behaviour: Dick F. Swaab.- Chapter 4: On the societal impact of mdern contraception: Dirk J. van de Kaa.- Chapter 5: The demography of the age at first birth: the close relationship between having children and postponement: Gijs Beets.- Chapter 6: The economic rationality of late parenthood: Joop Schippers.- Chapter 7: The complexity of parenthood in modern societies: Anneke van Doorne-Huiskes & Ingrid Doorten.- Chapter 8: The importance of children and families in welfare states: Gcsta Esping-Andersen.- Chapter 9: The post-career mom: reproductive technology and the promise of reproductive choice: Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim.- Chapter 10: On delayed fatherhood: the social and subjective 'logics' at work in men's lives (a UK study): Karen Henwood.- Fiona Shirani & Joanne Kellett.- Chapter 11: Women's lifestyle preferences in the 21st century: Catherine Hakim.- Chapter 12: The future of motherhood: conclusions and discussion.- Annex. List of authors.


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