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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 1977
...Reynolds Farley Abstract Sociologists and urban commentators often portray metropolitan areas as highly segregated by social class and race. We measured the extent of socioeconomic residential segregation in urbanized areas of the United States in 1970, determined whether cities were as segregated...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 March 1965
... in Racial and Ethnic Segregation in Chicago . American Journal of Sociology , LXIX , 383 – 94 . SOCIAL CLASS SEGREGATION AMONG NONWHITES IN METROPOLITAN CENTERS LEO F. SCHNORE University of Wisconsin RESUMEN Es bien conocido que en las ciudades de Estados Unidos ha habido segregaci6n residencial...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 953–977.
Published: 05 May 2020
... and health care systems were less developed. Some studies based on cross-sectional data have supported this view, but others based on longitudinal data found that this was not the case. If there was no gradient in the past, when did it emerge? To answer this question, we examine social class differences...
Published: 20 June 2012
Fig. 4 Total marital fertility rates at age 20 by social class and 10-year period in the Netherlands, 1860–1939. The data are from the HSN Data Set Life Courses Release 2010.01. The data used for this figure include mothers of RPs whose fertility history is left-censored More
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1543–1569.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Hannaliis Jaadla; Alice Reid; Eilidh Garrett; Kevin Schürer; Joseph Day Abstract We use individual-level census data for England and Wales for the period 1851–1911 to investigate the interplay between social class and geographical context determining patterns of childbearing during the fertility...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 73–95.
Published: 16 November 2013
...Alyson A. van Raalte; Pekka Martikainen; Mikko Myrskylä Abstract Cross-sectional analyses of adult lifespan variation have found an inverse association between socioeconomic position and lifespan variation, but the trends by social class are unknown. We investigated trends in lifespan variation...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1203–1229.
Published: 25 June 2011
... because they wish to avoid the social problems that may be more likely to occur in predominantly black neighborhoods (i.e., the racial proxy hypothesis) or because of racial factors that go beyond these social class–related characteristics. Through a multilevel analysis of data from the 2004–2005 Chicago...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 491–499.
Published: 01 June 1966
... by using census data. A special feature of the analysis is the inclusion of 163 “lquasi-metropolitan areas” centered on cities that had 25,000–50,000 inhabitants in 1960. The initial results indicate that residential redistribution according to “social class” is occurring in all these metropolitan areas...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1729–1753.
Published: 12 September 2014
...Jeremy Pais Abstract Cumulative structural disadvantage theory posits two major sources of endogenous selection in shaping racial health disparities: a race-based version of the theory anticipates a racially distinct selection process, whereas a social class-based version anticipates a racially...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 March 1967
... relationship of social class and Jewish fertility among first-generation Jews to a direct relationship among second- and third-generation Jews; (3) the changing relationship of religiosity and Jewish fertility, which reflects social class changes. Finally, an attempt is made to clarify the interpretation...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 511–534.
Published: 15 February 2018
... that transitions into cohabitation are most common early in sexual relationships; nearly one-quarter of women had begun cohabiting within six months of becoming sexually involved. Multivariate analyses reveal important social class disparities in the timing to cohabitation. Not only are women from more-advantaged...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 February 1971
...Bemard C. Rosen; Alan B. Simmons Abstract This paper addresses itself to some linkages between macro-social structure (industrialization, social class), social psychological variables (husband-wife decision making), psychological variables (attitudes), and fertility. A total of 726 currently mated...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 587–615.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... The empirical evidence I gather shows that early childhood health matters for the achievement of, or social accession to, adult social class positions. Even if the magnitude of associations is not overwhelming, it is not weaker than that found between adult social accession and other, more conventional...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 August 1982
.... Demographic factors do not account for the effects of variations in parental ability or willingness to provide adequate infant care. The final model estimated incorporated both these social dimensions of child care. Parental ability, measured by father’s social class, mother’s health information, and local...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 525–538.
Published: 01 March 1968
.... Finally, rates of improvement remain greater for females than for males; differentials in mortality by residence, color, and social class will become even smaller; and mortality trends will be influenced increasingly by individual efforts in the future. 13 1 2011 © Population Association...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 637–659.
Published: 02 October 2012
...-generation Register, which covers the total population. Controlling for parents’ education, social class, and income attenuates but does not remove the association between children’s education and parents’ mortality risk. Shared but unmeasured familial background characteristics were addressed by comparing...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1085–1108.
Published: 06 July 2016
...John R. Logan; Hyoung-jin Shin Abstract This study examines the bases of residential segregation in a late nineteenth century American city, recognizing the strong tendency toward homophily within neighborhoods. Our primary question is how ethnicity, social class, nativity, and family composition...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 599–617.
Published: 28 February 2014
...Zhen Zeng; Yu Xie Abstract The issue of whether the social class of grandparents affects grandchildren’s socioeconomic outcomes net of the characteristics of the middle generation is much debated in the social mobility literature. Using data from the 2002 Chinese Household Income Project, we...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 289–306.
Published: 01 May 1988
... occupational groups. A diagrammatic model of decline is elaborated, using fertility decline, social class, income, and urban/rural distribution as explanatory variables. Results of the analysis suggest that infant mortality decline, whose average value was 35 percent from a peak of 132 per 1,000, was increased...
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Demography (1981) 18 (1): 39–54.
Published: 01 February 1981
... feeding for first and higher-order births. For all cohorts higher-order births are less likely to be breast fed than first births. However, breast feeding of higher-order births is typically of a longer duration. Differentials in breast feeding reveal strong associations with indicators of social class...