New Perspectives on Fertility in Britain

Ní Bhrolcháin, Máire Office of Population Censuses & Surveys (1993) New Perspectives on Fertility in Britain, London, GB, HMSO, 157pp. (Studies in Medical & Population Subjects, 55).


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This collection of papers was prepared in response to the relative dearth [in the United Kingdom] of recent research and writing on fertility by comparison with the level of research activity on marriage, family and related phenomena. The volume is intended as a contribution to updating and extending our knowledge of recent fertility developments in Britain: (1) key current methodological issues; (2) the intersection between fertility and recent innovations in marriage and related behaviour--primarily cohabitation and marital breakdown; and (3) several topic areas--British fertility in a wider European context, costs of children and fertility differentials--that have received less attention recently than they warrant.

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Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0116915528 (print)
9780116915528 (print)
ePrint ID: 34339
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7 October 1993Published
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 22:13
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