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Very low fertility: an East Asian dilemma

McDonald, Peter


In the immediate post-war years, two prominent American demographers were attached to the MacArthur administration in Japan. One was Warren Thompson who, from the 1920s, had been an advocate of control over population growth as a necessary condition of economic development in developing countries. The other was Frank Lorimer, who was associated with the Princeton group of demographers which, from the late 1940s, began to argue that family planning was a necessary precursor to development in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: East Asia Forum Quarterly (EAFQ)
Access Rights: Open Access


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