Fertility and Household Labour in Tanzania: Demography, Economy, and Society in Rufiji District, C.1870-1986

Fertility and Household Labour in Tanzania: Demography, Economy, and Society in Rufiji District, C.1870-1986

by Matthew Lockwood
     
 

Combining demography, history, and sociology, this book offers a new methodology for the study of African fertility and a new definition of the role of household demography in agrarian economies. It provides a useful perspective on the ways in which human reproduction both reflects upon and reacts with the reproduction trends of society and economy in coastal

Overview

Combining demography, history, and sociology, this book offers a new methodology for the study of African fertility and a new definition of the role of household demography in agrarian economies. It provides a useful perspective on the ways in which human reproduction both reflects upon and reacts with the reproduction trends of society and economy in coastal Tanzania. Part I asserts a political economy of changing fertility; Part II studies the implications of demographic patterns for people's work-loads and economic fortunes at the individual and household levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198287544
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

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