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How can a homeostatic perspective enhance demographic transition theory?

Wilson, Christopher; Airey, P L

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This paper addresses the emerging interest in the relationship between homeostatic models and demographic transition theory. Firstly, it considers the nature of fertility measurement and concepts. The paper then goes on to examine evidence from pre-transitional societies in which demographic regimes have been most thoroughly studied, summarizing what is known about their character. The nature and current status of homeostatic theories in demography and the institutional supports of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93533
Source: Population Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00324720308076

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