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The value of children among Ibo households in Nigeria : a study of Arochukwu Division and urban Umuahia in Imo State

Okore, Augustine O


This study seeks to identify and measure the various economic and non-economic values which Ibo parents attach to childbearing. The phrase "Value of Children" as used in the study refers to the social and material benefits and costs of children. The main focus is, thus, to show the extent to which parental family size goals are affected by the balance between these countervailing forces (benefits and costs of children). The interpretation of these aspects will draw largely upon our...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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