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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 March 1968
... of differential fertility can be discerned. But the employment of a motivation variable results in a definite pattern: in each race-religion-class group, the mean present family size of the high-motivation sector is significantly smaller than that of the sector characterized by low motivation. Motivation seems...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 352–377.
Published: 01 June 1966
... percent were found to be migrants from outside the metropolitan area. A high level of flow has been sustained for several decades, for only 60 percent of the total in-migrants have arrived during the last twenty years. Migration to Santiago was found to be selective by sex. For each two male in-migrants...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 479–493.
Published: 01 November 1976
...Helen Ware Abstract A conventional assumption in the family planning literature is that birth control in developing countries is first adopted by high parity women who wish to cease childbearing. The empirical support for this belief has mainly been drawn from interview surveys on the motivations...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1263–1292.
Published: 24 August 2011
... populations, and blacks have more white neighbors in metropolitan areas with high government employment. Whites have more black neighbors in metropolitan areas with high levels of government employment and ample new housing; whites have fewer black neighbors in metropolitan areas with a high level...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 239–255.
Published: 01 May 1979
...James D. Williams; Andrew J. Sofranko Abstract Data from a 1977 survey of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan origin households migrating to 75 high net inmigration counties of the Midwest are examined to consider the motivational basis for the inmigration component of post-1970 non metropolitan...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 433–438.
Published: 01 March 1968
..., acceptance rates were found to be very low, even among highly motivated women. In application, the need for carefully kept records of menstrual cycles, high fecundity of the women, voluntary or involuntary non-cooperation of the spouse, the complexities of the basal temperature chart, and the consequent need...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 49–76.
Published: 28 December 2011
...Amanda Geller; Carey E. Cooper; Irwin Garfinkel; Ofira Schwartz-Soicher; Ronald B. Mincy Abstract High rates of incarceration among American men, coupled with high rates of fatherhood among men in prison, have motivated recent research on the effects of parental imprisonment on children’s...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 319–331.
Published: 01 June 1966
.... The frequency of acceptance of family planning practice exceeded the expected frequency among women who were approaching or had attained the “ideal” number of children (4.0 children). High-parity women 40 or more years of age seldom accepted clinical assistance. 14 2 2011 © Population Association...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 329–338.
Published: 01 August 1976
...James J. Jaccard; Andrew R. Davidson Abstract To test a recent model of social behavior, a questionnaire was designed and administered to 270 married women in a midwestern city. A stratified random sample was obtained, comprising a 2 × 3 factorial design (Catholic vs. Protestant and high vs. middle...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 751–775.
Published: 17 October 2012
...- and community-level predictors, we find that workers employed in the informal sector have significantly higher odds of migrating than their counterparts in the formal sector. The pervasive nature of informality in many developing countries from which a high proportion of international migrants originate may...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 25–47.
Published: 12 February 2011
...Amanda Geller; Irwin Garfinkel; Bruce Western Abstract High U.S. incarceration rates have motivated recent research on the negative effects of imprisonment on later employment, earnings, and family relationships. Because most men in jail and prison are fathers, a large number of children may...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 813–833.
Published: 13 May 2019
... and grandparents’ time transfers can be motivated by having the companionship of children and the gain of household income from labor division. The latter exists only among mothers who are high-wage earners. For women who are low-wage earners, the decision regarding coresidence is likely to be driven primarily...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 94–105.
Published: 01 March 1964
... to the various methods of communication approach, it is my sus- picion that our research is going to show that any reasonable approach is about as effective as any other. Given some infor- mation about methods and given the sup- plies, couples who are motivated to fer- tility control, usually by high parity...
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Demography (1974) 11 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 February 1974
... Puerto Rican family size by employing. meas- ures of sex-role ideologies. They found that No substantiation of the popular ma- chismo theory of high motivation among men to have large families as proof of one's masculinity is obtained. . . . Men in Puerto Rico are, if anything more small family oriented...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1433–1452.
Published: 04 August 2012
... differences in motivation to avoid pregnancy. Although survey respondents were instructed not to include stopping birth control because of plans to get pregnant as a reason for stopping owing to dissatisfaction, the analysis nonetheless cannot identify those respondents who had particularly high motivation...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 May 1992
... hypothesized in the previous section to underlie the development of childbearing motivation. This inventory included the following (a brief description of high scorers is given in parentheses): Nurturance (gives sympathy and comfort; assists others whenever possible; offers a "helping hand" to those in need...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 575–585.
Published: 01 November 1987
... impairment that they or their husbands may have. In fact, they may view unprotected intercourse that does not result in conception as a blessing rather than a problem and thus would be unlikely to seek remedial services. Given the high rates of divorce, remarriage, and fertility outside of marriage...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 205–212.
Published: 01 May 1978
... the other two cat- egories which are around J9 percent. It should be noted that the number of cases is relatively small for the first category of economically motivated moves. In gen- eral, too, moves to which least potential social influence can be attributed tend to terminate more often in high growth...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 115–134.
Published: 01 February 1997
... are demanded inelastically, parents would tend to transfer more to their relatively high income children whereas, as noted above, al- truistically motivated parents will transfer less. If the ser- vices a given child provides are a good substitute for ser- vices other children provide or for services available...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 989–1015.
Published: 08 May 2015
... high motivation to seek employment opportunities and economic security elsewhere, especially if they are also primary breadwinners. In this context, both weak and strong ties to women are likely to provide valuable resources for finding economic opportunities, including opportunities abroad. Examining...