Polygyny and fertility differentials among the Yoruba of Western Nigeria
Many factors affect the fertility level of women, and the type of marital
union of a woman is one of these factors. The sub-thesis investigates the
fetility differentials among women in monogamous unions and women in
polygynous unions. It makes use of two data sets collected among the Yoruba
women of Western Nigeria. The first survey was conducted in Ibadan and the
second survey was conducted in Ibadan and Western Nigeria. Both surveys were
conducted in 1973.
The analysis of the two data...[Show more]
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