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Author Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal.
Title The fertility transition in Iran : revolution and reproduction / Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Peter McDonald, Meimanat Hosseini-Chavoshi.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, 2009.

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Author Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal.
Subject Fertility, Human -- Iran.
Human reproduction -- Social aspects -- Iran.
Iran -- Social policy.
Alt Name McDonald, Peter F., 1946-
Hosseini-Chavoshi, Meimanat.
Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Confounding all conventional wisdom, the fertility rate in the Islamic Republic of Iran fell from around 7.0 births per woman in the early 1980s to 1.9 births per woman in 2006. That this, the largest and fastest fall in fertility ever recorded, should have occurred in one of the world's few Islamic Republics demands explanation. This book, based upon a decade of research is the first to attempt such an explanation. The book documents the progress of the fertility decline and displays its association with social and economic characteristics. It addresses an explanation of the phenomenal fall o.
Contents The Fall in Iranian Fertility: Theoretical Considerations -- The Social, Economic and Cultural Contexts of Population Policy Changes in Iran -- National and Provincial Level Fertility Trends in Iran, 1972-2006 -- Fertility Dynamics Using Parity Progression Ratios -- Effects of Marital Fertility and Nuptiality on Fertility Transition in Iran, 1976-2006 -- Contraceptive Use: Trends, Levels and Correlates -- Contraceptive Use Dynamics: Life Time Use -- A Cohort Perspective on Changes in Family, Fertility Behaviour and Attitudes -- Women's Autonomy and Fertility Behaviour -- Explanations of the Past and Expectations of the Future of Fertility in Iran.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789048131983
9789048131976 (Cloth)
9048131979 (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-90-481-3198-3
OCLC # 489218899
Additional Format Print version: Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal. Fertility transition in Iran. Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, 2009 9789048131976 (OCoLC)428029005

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