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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 November 1988
... (Eds.), The Family in Latin America (pp. 84 – 105 ). New Delhi : Vikas . Balakrishnan , T. R. ( 1976 ). Determinants of female age at marriage in rural and semi-urban areas of four Latin American countries . Journal of Comparative Family Studies , 7 , 167 – 174 . Bane , M. J...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 223–242.
Published: 01 August 1969
... in Latin America greater than the speed hitherto assumed. When the trend is analyzed in terms of economic development, it appears that the decline was extremely slow in the more backward Latin American countries until around 1930, whereas in the more advanced countries of the region, a more rapid decline...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1973
... and Social Mobility in a California Suburb . Eugenics Quarterly , 4 , 208 – 213 . Boyd, Monica. 1971. Occupational Mobility and Fertility in Urban Latin America. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University. Bresard , M. ( 1950 ). Mobile Sociale et Dimension de la Famille . Population...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 846–854.
Published: 01 June 1968
...J. Mayone Stycos OPPOSITION TO FAMILY PLANNING IN LATIN AMERICA: CONSERVATIVE NATIONALISM J. MAYONE STYCOS· Opposition to family planning among decision makers in Latin America stems primarily from three overlapping sources: the Church, the Marxists, and the Na- tionalists. Of these, only...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 785–799.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Requena B. Mariano 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Pregnant Woman Family Planning Pregnancy Rate Married Woman Spontaneous Abortion THE PROBLEM OF INDUCED ABORTION IN LATIN AMERICA MARIANO REQUENA B.* In the majority of Latin American countries...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 225–232.
Published: 01 May 1971
...Robert H. Weller; John J. Macisco, Jr.; George R. Martine Abstract Four generalizations are made. 1/ Despite the varying interpretations made by the respective authors, previous studies indicate that urban growth in Latin America is caused by both rural-urban migration and a positive rate of urban...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 581.
Published: 01 November 1971
... The Relative Importance of the Components of Urban Growth in Latin America, by Robert H. Weller, John J. Macisco, Jr., and George R. Martine, Demography 8, 2 (May 1971), pp. 225-232. The expression of urban natural increase as the weighted sum of the natural increase of in-migrants (after their arrival...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 15–41.
Published: 01 March 1964
... LATIN AMERICAN Country Dominican Republic Crude Birth Rate Urban Sector References 3 CEPAL ( 1961 ). Boétin Económico de América Latina , VI , 9 – 10 . 4 Inhabitants related to arable land. Source: “America en Cifraa, 1961,” Estadísticas Económicas No.2. 5 Work done at CELADE...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 February 1999
... America in the late twentieth century. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1999 1999 THE EFFECTS OF INFANT MORTALITY ON FERTILITY REVISITED: NEW EVIDENCE FROM LATIN AMERICA* ALBERTO PALLONI AND HANTAMALA RAFALIMANANA In this paper, we examine empirical evidence for a relation...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 915–930.
Published: 06 July 2011
...Jürgen Maurer Abstract This study explores the role of early-life education for differences in cognitive functioning between men and women aged 60 and older from seven major urban areas in Latin America and the Caribbean. After documenting statistically significant differences in cognitive...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1195–1220.
Published: 01 June 2022
... between these two types of unions in Latin America ( Esteve et al. 2012 ). Indeed, excluding the more economically advanced countries, cohabitation remains common at later stages of the life cycle, and unmarried couples usually bear children together ( Palloni et al. 1996 ). In Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1353–1373.
Published: 05 July 2017
...Jing Li; William H. Dow; Luis Rosero-Bixby Abstract We investigate the heterogeneity across countries and time in the relationship between mother’s fertility and children’s educational attainment—the quantity-quality (Q-Q) trade-off—by using census data from 17 countries in Asia and Latin America...
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Demography (1970) 7 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 November 1970
...Eduardo E. Arriaga Abstract A study by historical comparison of the fertility trends related to mortality levels is made between Latin America and Europe. The purpose of such study is to show why Latin America did not repeat the European mortality-fertility pattern during 1930–1960. Differences...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 1965
... Summary This article summarizes the results of a pretest to measure the fertility attitudes, knowledge, and behavior of a typical rural population in Latin America. The data were collected from a representative sample of seventy-one womenlivingin thefarming areasurrounding Colina, a small town 25...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 275–293.
Published: 01 May 1972
...Eduardo E. Arriaga Abstract This paper has two principal aims: (1) to analyze and measure how the demographic variables—mortality, fertility, and im migration—affect the cost of education; (2) to evaluate what possibilities developing countries, such as those of Latin America, have for a rapid...
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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 273–286.
Published: 01 August 1970
... inapplicable to domestic servants. These findings add to the considerable evidence showing lower fertility among economically active women in large urban places in Latin America. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1970 1970 Marital Status Labor Force Active Woman Cross...
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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...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 February 2002
... from Latin America. The results show that in all six countries, the use of contraceptives and MCH care are significantly associated, independent of intervening factors; this finding suggests that families develop a joint demand for better-quality health and limited family size and translate...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 729–745.
Published: 01 November 2007
...John B. Casterline; Laila O. El-Zeini Abstract The estimation of unwanted fertility is a major objective of demographic surveys, including DHS surveys conducted in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Levels and trends in unwanted fertility are important input to the formulation of population policy...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 February 2001
... if recent immigrants originated in Europe or Asia. Although native-born non-Hispanic white men showed a tendency toward out-migration if recent immigrants originated in Latin America or the Caribbean, this result was insignificant after we controlled for state economic and regional context. 14 1 2011...