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The Limitations of Understanding Multi-partnered Fertility in Australia

Gray, Edith; Evans, Heather (Ann)

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In Australia family forms have changed dramatically over the last 30 years. One of these changes is the increase in the number of people who have children in more than one relationship, a concept known as multipartner fertility. This article assesses what is known about multipartner fertility in Australia, and highlights the difficulties in measuring this phenomenon.

dc.contributor.authorGray, Edith
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Heather (Ann)
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T22:30:36Z
dc.identifier.issn1039-4788
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/55164
dc.description.abstractIn Australia family forms have changed dramatically over the last 30 years. One of these changes is the increase in the number of people who have children in more than one relationship, a concept known as multipartner fertility. This article assesses what is known about multipartner fertility in Australia, and highlights the difficulties in measuring this phenomenon.
dc.publisherMonash University
dc.sourcePeople and Place
dc.subjectKeywords: demographic transition; fertility; population size; Australasia; Australia
dc.titleThe Limitations of Understanding Multi-partnered Fertility in Australia
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume16
dc.date.issued2008
local.identifier.absfor160302 - Fertility
local.identifier.ariespublicationu9406909xPUB320
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationGray, Edith, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationEvans, Heather (Ann), College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue4
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage8
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T11:58:48Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-59049095266
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