Social relations of production and fertility in a South Indian village
The pattern of population growth in India is studied in a historical
perspective and through a detailed case study of a village in Tamil Nadu.
The premise of the analysis is that population reproduction is part of the
social reproduction of the whole society and thus inseparable from it. In a
given historical context, the demographic regime is conditioned largely by
the prevailing social relations of production. The combined effects on
generational reproduction of capitalist development...[Show more]
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