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Author Hackenberg, Robert A.

Title Demographic responses to development : sources of declining fertility in the Philippines / Robert A. Hackenberg and Henry F. Magalit
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Series Westview replica editions
Westview replica edition.
Summary This study examines the causes of declining fertility in a major Southeast Asian nation, the Philippines. Although others maintain that increased use of family planning is the source of reduced reproductive rates throughout the region, the authors show that the reduction in birth rate in the 1970s was much greater than the drop in fertility among m
Notes Originally published 1985 by Westview Press
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Robert A. Hackenberg is professor of anthropology and research associate, Population Research Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, at the University of Colorado. He is also director of Davao Research and Planning Foundation, Inc., Davao City, Philippines. He has been engaged in field studies of economic and demographic change in the Philippines since 1969. Henry F. Magalit is professor of mathematics and statistics at the University of the Philippines, Los Banos. He has served as statistical consultant to the Population Institute, University of the Philippines, and to the National Census and Statistics Office. He has also been appointed research associate, Population Research Program Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado
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Subject Demographic transition -- Philippines
Fertility, Human -- Philippines
Demographic transition.
Fertility, Human.
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Philippines -- Population.
Form Electronic book
Author Magalit, Henry F.
ISBN 0429050046