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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1981–2002.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Diane Coffey; Reetika Khera; Dean Spears Abstract The premise that a woman's social status has intergenerational effects on her children's health has featured prominently in population science research and in development policy. This study focuses on an important case in which social hierarchy has...
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Demography (1975) 12 (3): 455–466.
Published: 01 August 1975
... Association of America 1975 1975 Closed Interval Open Interval Birth Interval Indian Woman Marital Fertility References Anderson W. A. ( 1947 ). The Spacing of Births in the Families of University Graduates . American Journal of Sociology , 53 , 23 – 33 . 10.1086/220089...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 667–687.
Published: 01 August 2010
... about the construction of modern Indian womanhood in the context of the Indian nationalist movement; Chatterjee suggested that the projection of Indian woman- hood as decorous, pious, and modest set the stage for demonstrating the superiority of Indian culture against the British colonial state...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 641–656.
Published: 01 June 1967
... INDICES, BY THREE MAIN RACES, FOR MALAYA, 1947-57 Crude General fer- Child- GRR(l) GRR(2) Race birth rate, tility rate, woman ratio, 1957 1947_571957 1957 1957 Malays 53.7 240.7 636.0 3.526 3.2S4 Chinese 43.6 213.7 731.9 3.683 3.436 Indians 49.8 263.3 774.6 3.922 3.600 Malays = 100 Chinese 81.2 89.0 115.1...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 297–322.
Published: 07 February 2020
... are completely reversed for Indian women in comparison with the modal scenario, such that being an order never-married woman with secondary education decreases to a negligible chance of a birth. Even though the adjusted profiles of immigrant women change considerably to match native-born women’s profile...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2307–2332.
Published: 21 August 2014
... (such as gender differences in child mortality and female labor force participation). A vast literature indicates that regardless of religion, Indian women are subjected to patriarchal structures with unequal access to education, income, control over resources, and power in household decision-making (Agarwal...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 273–284.
Published: 01 August 1977
... percent Indian residents. Although the child-woman ratio (486) and the crude birth rate (26.2) reflected a relatively high fertility pattern for the county, there was some variation among the three racial groups-for whites, blacks, and Indians, the fertility ratios were 370, 599, and 588, respectively...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 529–545.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of poor households, the proportion of households with more than one ever-married woman aged 13 49, and the proportion of Muslim households in a district. There are considerable differences in the social, economic, cultural, political, and even ecological aspects within Indian states (Malhotra, Vanneman...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 307–314.
Published: 01 May 1988
... interviews were completed in households in which Copyright © 1988 Population Association of America 307 308 Demography, Vol. 25, No.2, May 1988 at least one woman was aged 15-50 years and had ever been married. Of these households, 1236 were interviewed in round 2, which took place for most households four...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 757–766.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Thomas Poffenberger 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Fertility Behavior Family Planning Method Fertility Control Indian Family References 1 Loomis , C. P. ( 1967 ). Changes in Rural India as Related to Social Power...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 335–344.
Published: 01 August 1998
...-up of the first round of the Malaysian Family Life Survey conducted in 1977 and overrepresents the older, rural Malay population. Furthermore, in order to obtain an ad- equately large sample of the Indian population, the New sample oversampled Malaysian Indians (Peterson 1993). Therefore, I control...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 509–523.
Published: 01 November 1986
... inappropri- ate, since a single Indian marriage pattern does not exist. Third, the prevalence of the two-stage process suggests that age at marriage may not be a particularly meaningful variable to analyze, since it does not always signal the exposure of a woman to the risk of conception. For example...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 517–530.
Published: 01 November 1987
... of Heredity , 65 , 169 – 174 . Indian Institute of Public Opinion ( 1967 ). Urban attitudes towards family planning . Monthly Public Opinion Survey , 31 , 3 – 30 . Jairath , V. K. ( 1975 ). Fertility decisions in rural India . In T. S. Epstein , & D. Jackson (Eds...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 1964
... and Public Health . EXPERIENCES WITH A POORLY EFFECTIVE ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE IN AN INDIAN VILLAGE* R. N. BASU All-India Institute of Hygiene RESUMEN Un contraceptivo oral, desarrollado conbase en un tipo deguisante y conocido como debajaefecti- vidad, fue administrado a un grupo de aldeanos de Singur...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 491–505.
Published: 01 November 1971
... of of births averted over time for the above susceptible and nonsusceptible times in two methods of family planning is not a woman year is the same for the con- uniform, as is often assumed (Venkata- traceptor as for women of the same age charya, 1970a). in general. This assumption is faulty in Many attempts...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 67–78.
Published: 01 February 2001
... Indian society (Das Gupta 1987). Marriage acts as a definitive demarcation in women s life cycle, when daughters leave their homes and become members of a different family. Among Hindus, the transition from daughter to bride is particularly intense because a woman arrives as a stranger to her groom s...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 15–38.
Published: 14 January 2015
...Jenna Nobles; Elizabeth Frankenberg; Duncan Thomas Abstract Understanding how mortality and fertility are linked is essential to the study of population dynamics. We investigate the fertility response to an unanticipated mortality shock that resulted from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which killed...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 177–185.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Suzanne Model; Gene Fisher Abstract In this research we use 1990 PUMS data to compare the propensity for unions between African Americans and native whites with the propensity for unions between British West Indians and native whites. In addition, we distinguish women and men. Descriptive...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 549–575.
Published: 01 November 1981
... Indian women, the pres- ence vs. absence of either a girl 10-15 or of an older married woman has the ex- pected effect, something that is also the case among urban Chinese women for the second of these measures. The pres- ence vs. absence of a unmarried woman in the household also has the expected effect...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1451–1475.
Published: 04 July 2014
... analyses use data from three waves of the Indian National Family Health Surveys. We find that this framework can account for a substantial portion of the variation in the total fertility rate (TFR) over time and across states. Our estimates focus attention on the critical components of contemporary Indian...
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