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Strong Family and Low Fertility A Paradox? - New Perspectives in Interpreting Contemporary Family and Reproductive Behaviour

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ISBN-10: 1402028369

ISBN-13: 9781402028366

Edition: 2004

Authors: Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna, Giuseppe A. Micheli

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This book is the first one to be devoted to the analysis and interpretation of the lowest low fertility in the Southern part of Europe. It presents a comparative viewpoint and enables the readers to understand the peculiarities of a demographic situation that has characterized a vast part of Europe over the past three decades. The book places a particular emphasis on the cultural keywords, i.e. the connection between strong family ties and fertility. The observation of the European geography of the strong family and that of low fertility at the end of the twentieth century renders surprising coincidences. It is no simple task to clarify the behavioural processes underlying this…    
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Book details

List price: $109.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 9/28/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 173
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

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