Fertility Differences in a Modernizing Country: A Survey of Lebanese Couples

Yaukey, David

Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1961
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xviii, 204 pp, foreword, preface, list of tables, b&w map of Lebanon, I. THE SETTING: Introduction; The Population of Lebanon; Religion in Lebanon; The Changing Lebanese Family; Origin of the Study. II. THE METHOD: Design of the Study; Contents of the Interview Schedule; The Sample; Gathering Data. III. DESCRIPTION OF FERTILITY DIFFERENCES: Introduction; Differences Among Religious Sects; Differences by Rural-Urban Residence; Differences by Socioeconomic Status; Relationships Among Socioeconomic, Residential, and Religious Influences on Fertility; Summary. IV. INTRODUCTION TO THE ANALYSIS OF FERTILITY DIFFERENCES: Social Background Types; Explaining the Fertility Differences. V. INVOLUNTARY DETERMINANTS OF FERTILITY: Introduction; Age of Woman at Marriage; Frequency of Intercourse; Prolonged Separation from Husband; Prolonged Nursing of Children; Summary. VI. VOLUNTARY DETERMINANTS OF FERTILITY: Introduciton; Induced Abortions; Conception Control; Summary; VII. FAMILY SIZE ADVISED: Introduction, Opinion Holding; Opinions Expressed; Summary; VIII. INTERPRETATION: The European Demographic Transition; Residential and Socioeconomic Differences in Fertility; Religious Differences in Fertility; Future Fertility Differences. First Edition, 1961. Price clipped. Minute wear at top fore- edge tip dj with 1/2" closed tear and crease along top edge rear panel of same. Inked name at top edge ffep, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004154

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Title: Fertility Differences in a Modernizing ...

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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