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The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Selected Studies  (CPOP)
2005

Serving as a companion to Growing Up Global, this book from the National Research Council explores how the transition to adulthood is changing in developing countries in light of globalization and... Read more


Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries  (CPOP,BOCYF)
2005

The challenges for young people making the transition to adulthood are greater today than ever before. Globalization, with its power to reach across national boundaries and into the smallest... Read more


Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World  (CPOP)
2003

Virtually all of the growth in the world s population for the foreseeable future will take place in the cities and towns of the developing world. Over the next twenty years, most developing... Read more


Offspring:Human Fertility Behavior in Biodemographic Perspective  (CPOP)
2003

Despite recent advances in our understanding of the genetic basis of human behavior, little of this work has penetrated into formal demography. Very few demographers worry about how biological... Read more


Diffusion Processes and Fertility Transition: Selected Perspectives  (CBASSE)
2001

1 Diffusion Processes and Fertility Transition: Introduction John B. Casterline 2 Potatoes and Pills: An Overview of Innovation-Diffusion Contributions to Explanations of Fertility Decline John... Read more


The Role of Diffusion Processes in Fertility Change in Developing Countries  (CBASSE)
1999

This report summarizes presentations and discussions at the Workshop on the Social Processes Underlying Fertility Change in Developing Countries, organized by the Committee on Population of the... Read more


Critical Perspectives on Schooling and Fertility in the Developing World  (CBASSE)
1998

This volume assesses the evidence, and possible mechanisms, for the associations between women's education, fertility preferences, and fertility in developing countries, and how these associations... Read more


Welfare, the Family, and Reproductive Behavior:Research Perspectives  (CBASSE)
1998

The design of welfare programs in an era of reform and devolution to the states must take into account the likely effects of programs on demographic behavior. Most research on welfare in the past has... Read more


From Death to Birth:Mortality Decline and Reproductive Change  (CBASSE)
1997

The last 35 years or so have witnessed a dramatic shift in the demography of many developing countries. Before 1960, there were substantial improvements in life expectancy, but fertility declines were... Read more


Reproductive Health in Developing Countries:Expanding Dimensions, Building Solutions  (CBASSE)
1997

Sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancies, infertility, and other reproductive problems are a growing concern around the world, especially in developing countries. Reproductive Health in... Read more



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