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Fertility, Family Planning and Population Policy in China / Edition 1
     

Fertility, Family Planning and Population Policy in China / Edition 1

by Chiung-Fang Chang, Che-Fu Lee, Sherry L. McKibben, Dudley L. Poston, Carol S. Walther
 

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ISBN-10: 0415323304

ISBN-13: 9780415323307

Pub. Date: 02/16/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book looks at the impact of the government's strict control over planning and population growth on the family, the wider society and the country's demography.

Overview

This book looks at the impact of the government's strict control over planning and population growth on the family, the wider society and the country's demography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415323307
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/16/2006
Series:
Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


List of figures     xi
List of tables     xii
List of contributors     xiv
Preface     xv
Prologue   Dudley L. Poston, Jr   Carol S. Walther     1
Fertility and population policy: an overview   Qiusheng Liang   Che-Fu Lee     8
Family planning policy and contraceptive use     21
Patterns of induced abortion   Juan Wu   Carol S. Walther     23
Patterns of sterilization   Can Liu   Chiung-Fang Chang     38
Family and marriage patterns     51
The impact of family structure on fertility   Feinian Chen     53
The impact of intermarriage on the fertility of minority women   Chiung-Fang Chang     65
Emerging pattems of premarital conception   Carol S. Walther     78
Changing pattems of desired fertility   Li Zhang   Xiaotian Feng   Qingsong Zhang     89
Biological and social determinants of fertility     111
Age at menarche and the timing of tlie first birth   Sherry L. McKibben     113
The effect of floating migration on fertility   Xiuhong You   Dudley L. Poston, Jr     127
The impact of language dialect on fertility   Xiaodong Wang   Xiuhong You     145
Implications and the future     157
The managed fertility transition in rural China and implications for the future of China's population   Che-Fu Lee   Qiusheng Liang     159
China's demographic destiny: marriage market implications for the twenty-first century   Dudley L. Poston, Jr   Karen S. Glover     172
Index     187

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