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Family life and developmental idealism in Yazd, Iran

Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad; Askari-Nodoushan, Abbas; Thornton, Arland


Background: This paper is motivated by the theory that developmental idealism has been disseminated globally and has become an international force for family and demographic change. Developmental idealism is a set of cultural beliefs and values about development and how development relates to family and demographic behavior. It holds that modern societies are causal forces producing modern families, that modern families help to produce modern societies, and that change is to be expected in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Demographic Research
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2012.26.10


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