Social upheaval and fertility decline
One theme in demographic theory is that, as society changes, human fertility levels remain high because of the continuing influence of outdated "props" to maintain existing levels of fertility. A corollary is that social upheavals might change these conditions, thus leading to a fall infertility. This article examines thirteen social crises for which there are adequate demographic data ranging from the seventeenth-century English Civil War to the fall of communism in Eastern Europe in the late...[Show more]
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|Source:||Journal of Family History: Studies in family, kinship and demography|
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