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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 151–171.
Published: 01 February 2004
... in small cities, rural towns and villages, but not in large urban areas. With event-history models, we found little positive effect of community-level social capital and a strong deterrent effect of urban labor markets on the likelihood of first and later U.S. trips for residents of urban areas in Mexico...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 363–373.
Published: 01 March 1967
... of the variation in fertility change than does the percent in the secondary sector. In addition, over-all fertility has risen since 1940, and this rise is pronounced in large urban areas. It is suggested that among certain segments of Mexican society, the response to economic development has been an increase...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 August 1989
... of large urban areas, blacks experience extreme segregation on all dimensions, a pattern we call hypersegregation. This finding is upheld and reinforced by a multivariate analysis. We conclude that blacks occupy a unique and distinctly disadvantaged position in the U.S. urban environment. References...
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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 353–367.
Published: 01 August 1971
... for those women from rural backgrounds but not for those from large urban areas. DEMOGRAPHY Volume 8, Number 3 August 1971 NON·FAMILIAL ACTIVITY AND SOCIO·ECONOMIC DIFFERENTIALS IN FERTILITY Stanley Kupinsky Department of Sociology, Rhode Island College, Providence 02908 Abstract-The relationship between...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in median years of school completed, by urban and rural areas of southern states. Whites, of course, have higher average levels of education, but the important point is the increasing differential between whites and nonwhites. The differences do not increase in all southern states, but they did increase...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1175–1197.
Published: 04 June 2014
... have better health outcomes than children living in rural areas yet fare worse than children in better-off neighborhoods of the same urban settlements. A large fraction of the observed health differences appears to be explained by pronounced differences in maternal education, household wealth...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 223–247.
Published: 30 November 2017
... children is larger for girls. Boys in slums do not have a higher probability of survival than rural boys, whereas slum girls appear to have a survival advantage over rural girls. We argue that the large number of missing girls in slums and urban areas indicates a substantial son preference selection, which...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2229–2254.
Published: 08 November 2014
... large gaps in fertility between rural and urban areas. Although a large literature has highlighted the importance of migration and urbanization within countries’ demographic transitions, relatively little is known regarding the impact of migration on migrants’ reproductive health outcomes in general...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 352–377.
Published: 01 June 1966
... of the in-migrants arrived from urban places (places of 5,000 or more inhabitants in 1952). Despite the fact that in 1952 almost 50 percent of Chile's population outside Santiago was genuinely rural, only 13 percent of the in-migrantscame from such origins. The balance came from areas classed as semiurban...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 225–232.
Published: 01 May 1971
... natural increase. Thus to ascribe Latin American urban growth to a single prime causal factor is a misleading oversimplification. 2/ Net in-migration apparently plays a larger role in determining the rate of growth of large metropolitan centers than is the case with smaller urban areas. 3/ A significant...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 462–469.
Published: 01 June 1966
... largely ignored in most studies of fertility. This is rather surpris- ing, since the growth of population in sub- 1 See, for example, Ronald Freedman, Pascal K. Whelpton, and Arthur Campbell, Family 462 urban areas has been one of the major changes in population redistribution in the United States...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1051–1084.
Published: 08 July 2016
... the American Community Survey (2006–2010) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Picture of Subsidized Households, and constructing measures to be as similar as possible, we compare socioeconomic segregation in metropolitan areas with a population of more than 1 million in France...
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Demography (1977) 14 (2): 169–178.
Published: 01 May 1977
... , 46 – 62 . The People Left Behind . ( 1967 ). Washington, D.C. : U.S. Government Printing Office . Richards , J. M. ( 1963 ). The Significance of Residential Preference in Urban Areas . In Mark Perlman (Ed.), Human Resources in the Urban Economy (pp. 123 – 136...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 513–527.
Published: 01 June 1966
.... Except in some Urbanized Area locations, the two larger size classes increased in population over both decades. In contrast, the under-1,000 size class declined in almost every case. This decline was not due to decreasing population of places within the class or to the disappearance of places between...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 213–222.
Published: 01 May 1978
... urban areas, whereas branch plant employment is highest in small, economically specialized places. Both headquarters and branch plant activity proved to be associated with the percent of the SMSA labor force employed in manufacturing, however. The suggestion drawn from earlier studies...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 775–800.
Published: 21 February 2017
... that the ability of low-skilled, poor, and urban individuals to compensate for their residential deficits by traveling to job-rich areas is an overlooked and salient consideration in spatial mismatch perspectives. This study uses real-time smartphone data collected from a sample of men recently released from...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 777–809.
Published: 30 April 2014
... of health-selective migration being an important determinant of observed geographic differences in health among poor blacks. We found at least as much upward mobility among blacks living in poor rural communities as in poor urban areas. For selective migration to explain the large mortality difference found...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 500–512.
Published: 01 June 1966
...Josiah C. Russell Summary The population distribution of late-thirteenth-century Irish cities is used to determine the status of culture (the term used anthropologically) of the island as a region. The evidence derives largely from areas of the cities and from numbers of city lots (burgages...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 702–709.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Saw Swee-Hock 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Family Planning Program Living Child Birth Control Method Large Urban Area References 1 First Malaysia Plan, 1966–1970 (Kuala Lumpur: Government Printer, 1965), p. 2. 2...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 347–357.
Published: 01 November 1969
... lower educational and skill levels, the “mass” migrants are more likely to be made up of married men and their families. To the extent that the Monterrey pattern will be encountered in other large and fast-growing urban areas in Latin America, it suggests that the assimilation of migrants...