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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 363–386.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Katherine J. Curtis White Abstract I investigate the relationship between county population change and farm dependence in the Great Plains region during the twentieth century, using spatial data analysis techniques. This research is rooted in a long-standing sociological and demographic interest...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1429–1451.
Published: 13 September 2016
... a dramatic shift away from transnational family life (as measured by location of residence of dependent children) among undocumented Mexican farm workers and a less dramatic shift among documented Mexican farm workers in the United States between 1993 and 2012. These trends are not explained by changes...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 45–54.
Published: 01 February 1969
...Larry Bumpass Abstract Earlier studies have pointed out that socio-economic differentials in fertility depend upon both religion and farm background. These studies report a negative relation between fertility and socio-economic status for non-Catholic American couples in contrast to a positive...
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 215–241.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Great Migration. Black migrants were more likely to move to metropolitan areas and central cities throughout the period, while white migrants were more likely to locate in nonmetropolitan and farm destinations. Gender differences were largely dependent on marital status. Consistent with the "tied...
Published: 13 September 2016
Fig. 1 Changes in the percentage of Mexican farm workers in the United States with any dependent-aged children who reside in Mexico by legal status, 1993–2012 . Point estimates refer to the two-year period beginning in the listed year. The sample is limited to parents of dependent-aged children More
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 791–812.
Published: 01 November 2005
... under study. Farming-dependent counties are those from which at least 20% of the income is derived from agriculture (Bender et al. 1985). Nonmetropolitan recreational counties were identi ed by combining data on recreational employment and earnings, seasonal housing, per capita expenditures on short...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 589–603.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... White, K.J.C. 2008. Population Change and Farm Dependence: Temporal and Spatial Variation in the U.S. Great Plains, 1900 2000. Demography 45:363 86. White, K.J.C., K. Crowder, S.E. Tolnay, and R.M. Adelman. 2005. Race, Gender, and Marriage: Destination Selection During the Great Migration...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 191–210.
Published: 01 May 1987
... coefficient. LAND. Though emphasis in the literature is on the distribution of land, and discussions of the viability of farming units are couched in terms of farm size," it is clear that the farm household's ability to use its labor efficiently and support its members depends on land held in relation...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1657–1692.
Published: 18 October 2016
... (Yasuba 1962 ), which correlated state differences in child-woman ratios to the availability of land for farming, successive generations of scholars have generated a rich set of theories explaining the decline. Poor-quality data, however, have provided a weak empirical base to test hypotheses. The onset...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 27–35.
Published: 01 February 1979
...- cupational Change in a Generation (OCG) sample (the data used by Duncan, 1965) will provide a fair assessment of changes in the relationship between farm background and fertility in different co- horts. The dependent variable for this study will be the number of children ever born per woman. While most...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 455–471.
Published: 01 November 1969
... pressure in the nonwhite rural-farm sector, and the “push” of white traditionalism. However, the significance of model components varied when analyzed along age and industrial development continua. In the younger age groupings, industrial employment growth, population pressure, and white traditionalism...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 203–218.
Published: 01 May 1989
... of the dependent variable. The initial model regresses marital status on all exogenous predictors, including age, nativity, the average cost of a farm, and per capita investments in manufac- turing. Next, the sex ratio is added to assess whether or not the county-level opportunity variables affected marriage...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 963–987.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-level entrepreneurial activity, off-farm employment, and out-migration. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2010 2010 Household Member Household Composition Household Labor Business Formation Wage Employment References Adams R.H. ( 1998 ). Remittances...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1587–1609.
Published: 14 September 2018
.... In 1880, a child whose mother had been on a farm with five slaves was 49 % more likely to live in a single-parent household than a child whose mother had been on a farm with 15 slaves. By 1900, slaveholding no longer had an impact. However, children whose parents lived in single-parent households were...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1409–1430.
Published: 30 July 2015
... not only planters’ reluctance to contract directly with women but also whites’ refusal to sell land to African Americans. Marriage consequently became one of African American women’s few viable routes into the agricultural labor market. We find that the more counties relied on tenant farming, the more...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1029–1049.
Published: 02 May 2017
... were tenants was relatively high (Tolnay 1984 ). Because African Americans were largely excluded from landownership, tenant farming was their primary means of accessing land. Their rate of early marriage thus depended on the availability of tenant contracts in their county. Whites’ rate of early...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 481–494.
Published: 01 November 1982
... Village residents are all directly or indirectly dependent on farm- ing. Village land pressures are dealt with internally, that is, village families rarely buy land in other villages. In addition, the village is "the main social locale" in rural India (Mandelbaum, 1970, p. 27): residents identify...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 339–356.
Published: 01 August 1976
... duration group worked less than a year during their 26-30 years of marriage. The pattern of current labor force par- ticipation, defined as working for pay, ap- pears to be U-shaped in the total and non- farm populations, but there is no such apparent pattern among farm women, more of whom appear to work...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 240–249.
Published: 01 March 1965
..., for analytical pur- poses, to venture a formal restatement of the hypothesis. It will be noted that the hypothesis concerns an interaction effect; that is, it declares that the "effect" of one variable (education) is not the same in all subgroups of another factor (farm back- ground) but rather depends on which...
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Demography (1975) 12 (4): 665–668.
Published: 01 November 1975
... - .0012 AGEH2 (12.21) (12.00) + .0903 OCCH (4) (5.11) with R2 = 23 and F (4,2556) = 186.6, where Ln INCH = log of husband's income EDH = husband's education (years), AGEH = husband's age (years), OCCH = husband's occupation = 1 if professional, technical, kindred worker; farmer, farm manager, official...