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Declining fertility: Intentions, attitudes and aspirations

Mitchell, Deborah; Gray, Edith


The decline in fertility rates across Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations has been the subject of considerable debate over the past decade. The sudden decline in fertility following the post-war baby boom is viewed by some as a return to long-run trends, while others attribute the fall to decline in government financial support for families and changing social attitudes, career and lifestyle aspirations. This article explores a range of attitudes and aspirations...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Sociology
DOI: 10.1177/1440783307073933


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